[Bug 75202] "Tree" view causes SFTP links to fail

Brian Burger blurdesign at gmail.com
Sun Dec 10 08:16:41 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: nautilus

I have several FTP & SFTP/SSH links set up in Nautilus.

I almost always use 'Tree' view mode for Nautilus's lefthand pane, to
get around my directories as easily as possible.

Several of the SFTP links have been unresponsive when clicked on to open
them from 'Tree' view, and often clicking on them will cause Nautilus to
freeze and require a Force Quit & auto-restart.

One SFTP link that causes trouble is into one of Ubuntu's own servers,
the doc.ubuntu.com SFTP account of the Ubuntu Marketing Team. The other
is to the greybox server that runs ubuntu.ca, which I also use CLI SSH
to access - and that always works fine, so I know this is NOT a server
issue, it's Nautilus.

I switched the lefthand pane view to 'Places', just to check, and found
both the troublesome SFTP connections working just fine!

I've closed & restarted Nautilus several times now, and double-checked
this behaviour - clicking on an SFTP link in Tree view = frozen
Nautilus; clicking on the same SFTP link in Places works prefectly...

** Affects: nautilus (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: Needs Info

"Tree" view causes SFTP links to fail

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