home and desktop shortcut error, please help

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home and desktop shortcut error, please help

Postby VgForce on Sat Dec 11, 2010 7:27 pm

Hi there, so when i open my menu and select places/homefolder or places/desktop

i get a message:

could not open location 'file:///home/vgforce/Desktop/
no apllication is registered as handling this file

anyone know a way to this ?

thanks.
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Re: home and desktop shortcut error, please help

Postby tdockery97 on Sat Dec 11, 2010 7:44 pm

Try this from a post on the Ubuntu Forums:


Alt+F2 and in the window that opens, type Nautilus

When the file browser opens,right click on a folder and select Open with Other Application and then select File Browser then Open.

You should now be able to open folders in the Places menu.

Hope it works for you.
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Re: home and desktop shortcut error, please help

Postby VgForce on Sat Dec 11, 2010 10:05 pm

Hello there, Thanks for trying. When I did what you describe I got:

Could not open location 'file:///home/vforce/Nautilus'

Error stating file '/home/vgforce/
Nautilus': No such file or directory
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Re: home and desktop shortcut error, please help

Postby VgForce on Sat Dec 11, 2010 10:21 pm

sorry, it work XD. linux wouldnt register Nautilus, but nautilus work XD woot. Thank you so much
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Re: home and desktop shortcut error, please help

Postby tdockery97 on Sat Dec 11, 2010 10:40 pm

Glad you got it solved.
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