Re: Nautilus doesn't start

Darin Adler <darin eazel com> writes:

> This is a known, understood problem with Nautilus 1.0 - 1.0.2. It's fixed in
> HEAD and the fix will be in the upcoming Nautilus 1.0.3 release.
> The problem comes when Nautilus is already running, say to manage the
> desktop, and you invoke Nautilus from the command line. The second Nautilus
> contacts the first, tells it to open a window, and then quits. But the
> session manager sees it quit and thinks it needs to restart, so it keeps
> restarting it over and over again. Each new Nautilus contacts the original
> process and then quits again.
> A workaround is to open new Nautilus windows with the New Window command
> from the desktop right-click menu rather than invoking Nautilus again from
> the command line.

Ahh, cool.

I'm not starting one from a command line, so my guess then is that
sawfish or gnome is starting up too many. Thanks for the pointer.

 Brady Montz
 bradym balestra org

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