[ubuntu-uk] Nautilus won't 'Display' after upgrade

Chris Coulson chrisccoulson at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 9 10:13:28 BST 2008

2008/10/9 mac <ammonius.grammaticus at gmx.co.uk>

> Just upgraded my desktop and laptop from Gutsy to Hardy.  Sadly, desktop
> upgrade left several things not working, so may need to do clean install
> :-(   Laptop upgrade went OK; but there's a problem with Nautilus that I
> can't find a fix for, despite lots of searching, and I'm pretty sure one
> of you guys will know the answer immediately.
> It's simply that when I click on an executable in Nautilus, it asks, as
> always, whether I want to run it or display it.  But when I click
> 'Display', nothing happens, as if Nautilus does not know which
> application to open it with.  I can still right-click and select 'open
> with text editor' and it displays in gedit OK, so not a big deal.  But
> irritating.
> So I'd be grateful for advice about how to reset the default text editor
> for Nautilus.
> Mac
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Have you tried to see if it occurs with a fresh user profile?

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