[Thunar-dev] Thunar hangs when the users home is on NFS mount

Harald Schmalzbauer h.schmalzbauer at omnisec.de
Tue Mar 11 19:26:54 CET 2008

Chris Shenton wrote:
> Harald Schmalzbauer <h.schmalzbauer at omnisec.de> writes:
>> I like xfce very much but unfortunately I can't use Thunar at the
>> moment. The reason is described in
>> http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3076
>> Thunar hangs when the users home is on NFS mount.
>> This bug is almost one year old.
>> Any chance to get that fixed? I'm bloody C beginner, so I can't help out...
> This has been bothering me since I switched to XFCE a year back for my
> main system; but it's been fine on other systems I've installed it on
> (office, dev boxes). It never occurred to me that it was due to my NFS
> /home dir. Thanks!  

Actually it's a problem with the thumbnail/.cache/NFS interaction.
I'm fine with symlinking ~/.cache (the NFS home) to 
/usr/local/home/user/.cache/ (a machine-dependend local home, also for 
.config and .gconf in my case), for example.

Best regards,


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