[xubuntu-users] Slow opening folders on Xubuntu 20.04
silver.bullet at zoho.com
Wed Jun 3 20:05:12 UTC 2020
On Wed, 3 Jun 2020 13:51:11 -0400, Phil Staub wrote:
>Does this sound familiar to anyone?
no and I neither have got Xubuntu installed, nor am I using Xfce at the
moment. However, my first guess was, that it might be related to gvfs.
I don't have got gvfs installed, but both Thunar and Nemo are able to
access the Desktop folder without the gvfs dependency on my machine.
Taking a look with 'strace' might help, if Thunar suffers from a delay.
Without a delay it is very confusing, due to the amount of output,
that at least I get on my machine.
If you run 'top' from command line, does it show something when the
What kind of folder are on your desktop? Real folders or links or mount
points? Is the Desktop folder part of the root directory or on another
What output do you get, if you run
ls -hAl ~/Desktop/
from command line.
Is there a delay if you run
ls -hAl ~/Desktop/a_folder/
Just for testing purpose install spacefm/spacefm-gtk3. It's a very
customizable file browser that doesn't have a dependency to GNOMEish
bloatware helpers such as gvfs.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install spacefm-gtk3
Do you experience the same delay issue when using spacefm?
You can remove spacefm by running
sudo apt purge spacefm-gtk3
Alternatively install 'spacefm' instead of 'spacefm-gtk3', but start by
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