[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#633772: thunar: fails to open SMB shared folders

Art Ortenburger utrrrongeeb at users.sf.net
Wed Jul 13 14:34:56 UTC 2011

Package: thunar
Version: 1.2.2-1
Severity: normal

When I try to browse an SMB share in Thunar, it produces an "Open With" dialog,
which is useless for opening SMB folders. Thunar previously behaved correctly
[no version available]. Konqueror and smbclient are able to access the folder.

The shared folder is served over a LAN by Windows XP Home Edition as
To reproduce, I click Network in the Thunar Shortcuts side pane. Two options
are presented -- MAIN and "Windows Network," which, after entering the "MSHOME"
workgroup, both lead to MAIN. MAIN hosts two shares -- print$ and SharedDocs --
which appear as folders in Thunar. Double-clicking either of them produces an
"Open With" dialog, as usually shown for unknown filetypes; because it is going
through a VFS, none are any use. It seems to have identified the file as type
"(null)". Right-clicking either folder and selecting "Open in New Window"
successfully opens them in a new windows, but does not mount them, so they
appear empty and are useless.

Kernel [which is not standard Wheezy; it's from Sid or Experimental] version /
uname output:
Linux fenrisulfr-pup 3.0.0-rc2-amd64 #1 SMP Thu Jun 9 19:02:26 UTC 2011 x86_64
libc version 2.13-7.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.0.0-rc2-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_CA.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_CA.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages thunar depends on:
ii  desktop-file-utils            0.15-2     Utilities for .desktop files
ii  exo-utils                     0.6.2-1    Utility files for libexo
ii  libatk1.0-0                   2.0.1-1    ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libc6                         2.13-7     Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libcairo2                     1.10.2-6   The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii  libdbus-1-3                   1.4.12-4   simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2              0.94-4     simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libexo-1-0                    0.6.2-1    Library with extensions for Xfce
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0            2.23.5-1   GDK Pixbuf library
ii  libglib2.0-0                  2.28.6-1   The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgtk2.0-0                   2.24.4-3   The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  libgudev-1.0-0                171-1      GObject-based wrapper library for 
ii  libice6                       2:1.0.7-2  X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libnotify1 [libnotify1-gtk2.1 0.5.0-2    sends desktop notifications to a n
ii  libpango1.0-0                 1.28.4-1   Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  libsm6                        2:1.2.0-2  X11 Session Management library
ii  libthunarx-2-0                1.2.2-1    extension library for thunar
ii  libxfce4ui-1-0                4.8.0-2    widget library for Xfce
ii  libxfce4util4                 4.8.1-3    Utility functions library for Xfce
ii  shared-mime-info              0.90-1     FreeDesktop.org shared MIME databa
ii  thunar-data                   1.2.2-1    Provides thunar documentation, ico

Versions of packages thunar recommends:
ii  dbus-x11                      1.4.12-4   simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  gvfs                          1.6.4-3    userspace virtual filesystem - ser
ii  libfontconfig1                2.8.0-3    generic font configuration library
ii  libfreetype6                  2.4.4-2    FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  thunar-volman                 0.6.0-4    Thunar extension for volumes manag
ii  tumbler                       0.1.21-2   D-Bus thumbnailing service
ii  xdg-user-dirs                 0.13-2     tool to manage well known user dir
ii  xfce4-panel                   4.8.5-1    panel for Xfce4 desktop environmen

Versions of packages thunar suggests:
pn  thunar-archive-plugin         <none>     (no description available)
pn  thunar-media-tags-plugin      <none>     (no description available)

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