Bug#519878: Nautilus fails to browse Windows shares

markellse at chaseacademy.com markellse at chaseacademy.com
Sun Mar 15 20:54:22 UTC 2009

Package: nautilus
Version: 2.20.0-7

Nautilus correctly detects the presence of two Windows workgroups on
my network. Double clicking on one of them (containing only a Linux
server) correctly shows the Windows shares on that network. Double
clicking the other returns "The folder contents could not be
displayed". I can mount shares on this network by typing smb://[IP
address], in the address bar, and then can bookmark this place as a

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0
 APT prefers stable
 APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages nautilus depends on:
ii  desktop-file-utils        0.15-1         Utilities for .desktop files
ii  gnome-control-center      1:   utilities to configure the 
ii  libart-2.0-2              2.3.20-2       Library of functions for 2D 
ii  libatk1.0-0               1.22.0-1       The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libbonobo2-0              2.22.0-1       Bonobo CORBA interfaces library
ii  libc6                     2.7-18         GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libcairo2                 1.6.4-7        The Cairo 2D vector 
graphics libra
ii  libeel2-2.20              2.20.0-7       Eazel Extensions Library 
(for GNOM
ii  libesd0                   0.2.36-3       Enlightened Sound Daemon - 
ii  libexempi3                2.0.1-1        library to parse XMP 
metadata (Lib
ii  libexif12                 0.6.16-2.1     library to parse EXIF files
ii  libgail-common            1.22.3-1       GNOME Accessibility 
ii  libgail18                 1.22.3-1       GNOME Accessibility 
ii  libgconf2-4               2.22.0-1       GNOME configuration 
database syste
ii  libglade2-0               1:2.6.2-1      library to load .glade 
files at ru
ii  libglib2.0-0              2.16.6-1       The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnome-desktop-2        2.22.3-2       Utility library for loading 
ii  libgnome2-0          The GNOME 2 library - 
runtime file
ii  libgnomecanvas2-0     A powerful object-oriented 
ii  libgnomeui-0         The GNOME 2 libraries (User 
ii  libgnomevfs2-0            1:2.22.0-5     GNOME Virtual File System 
ii  libgtk2.0-0               2.12.11-4      The GTK+ graphical user 
ii  libnautilus-extension1    2.20.0-7       libraries for nautilus 
ii  liborbit2                 1:2.14.13-0.1  libraries for ORBit2 - a 
ii  libpango1.0-0             1.20.5-3       Layout and rendering of 
ii  librsvg2-2                2.22.2-2lenny1 SAX-based renderer library 
for SVG
ii  libselinux1               2.0.65-5       SELinux shared libraries
ii  libstartup-notification0  0.9-1          library for program launch 
ii  libtrackerclient0         0.6.6-2        metadata database, indexer 
and sea
ii  libx11-6                  2:1.1.5-2      X11 client-side library
ii  libxml2                   2.6.32.dfsg-5  GNOME XML library
ii  nautilus-data             2.20.0-7       data files for nautilus
ii  shared-mime-info          0.30-2         FreeDesktop.org shared MIME 

Versions of packages nautilus recommends:
ii  app-install-data          2008.11.27     Application Installer Data 
ii  desktop-base              5.0.3          common files for the Debian 
ii  eject                     2.1.5+deb1-4   ejects CDs and operates 
ii  libgnomevfs2-extra        1:2.22.0-5     GNOME Virtual File System 
(extra m
ii  librsvg2-common           2.22.2-2lenny1 SAX-based renderer library 
for SVG
ii  nautilus-cd-burner        2.20.0-1       CD Burning front-end for 
ii  synaptic                  0.62.1+nmu1    Graphical package manager

Versions of packages nautilus suggests:
ii  eog                      2.22.3-2        Eye of GNOME graphics 
viewer progr
ii  evince [pdf-viewer]      2.22.2-4~lenny1 Document (postscript, pdf) 
pn  fam                      <none>          (no description available)
pn  totem | mp3-decoder      <none>          (no description available)
pn  tracker                  <none>          (no description available)

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