[users]GNOME launchers execute twice on double-click from Nautilus?

James Takac p3nndrag0n at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 14:16:53 UTC 2007


On Wednesday 12 September 2007 08:44:13 (``-_-´´) -- Fernando wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 September 2007 15:48:02 Joe Holloway wrote:
> > When I double-click to activate a launcher from within Nautilus, it
> > frequently launches the application twice.  I've reduced the equation
> > by creating a dummy launcher that just executes a "sleep 3".  Here's
> > what I've found:
> >
> > If I double-click on a launcher sitting on my desktop (outside of
> > Nautilus), it always behaves as expected and launches once.  The same
> > if I highlight the launcher on my Desktop and press "Enter".
> >
> > However, if I navigate to the launcher sitting in /home/joe/Desktop
> > (or anywhere else in the file system) using Nautilus and double-click,
> > about 1/3 of the time it launches two terminal windows instead of one.
> >  If I highlight the launcher and press "Enter", it always behaves as
> > expected and launches once.
> >
> > I suspect this is a bug in Nautilus, but I couldn't find the right
> > combination of keywords to score a hit.    Is there anyone in
> > ubuntu-users land that can confirm this behavior?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Joe
>
> Are you sure that your mouse button isnt having probs?
> Mine is, and I get that exact effect.

Hi Had the thought of something akin to keybounce but the mouse buttons. Might 
be worth a try plugging in another mouse and see if the problem persists then

James





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