Nemo adds USB device to "Devices" section of sidebar repeatedly

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deckerlogan
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Nemo adds USB device to "Devices" section of sidebar repeatedly

Post by deckerlogan » Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:31 pm

I've done a fair bit of research on this and have found a couple of instances on other distros that are reporting the same thing, but then saying that it's in the kernel and should be fixed on the next update. I've never experienced this issue, so I booted into several kernels and they've all repeating the same thing, so I'm not so sure that's the issue.

As shown in the screenshot attached, every time I connect my android phone, it would create another entry in the Devices list. Unmount and remove, or simply remove without unmounting, doesn't make a difference. Iphone appeared, but won't reconnect at all when I reattach it (not an issue I'm concerned with, I despise that thing; just included it as another example of something plugged in but not being removed when it's disconnected). I have confirmed that this IS NOT the case with a USB flash stick, it will be removed upon unplugging and/or dismounting. As with the other examples I've found online, it seems isolated to MTP/PTP devices. The multiple listings do go away upon a shutdown, reboot, etc.

Is anybody else having this issue, or is aware of something to tweak to get it fixed? Obviously it's not a deal breaker or anything, but simply a mild annoyance since I've been using Mint for well over a year now and have never noticed this before.

Output from "inxi -Fxz"

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logan@LDLAPTOP ~ $ inxi -Fxz
System:
  Host: LDLAPTOP Kernel: 5.0.0-25-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc 
  v: 7.4.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.0.10 Distro: Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa 
  base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic 
Machine:
  Type: Laptop System: Micro-Star 
  product: CX61 0NC/CX61 0ND/CX61 0NF/CX61 0NE v: REV:1.0 serial: <filter> 
  Mobo: Micro-Star model: MS-16GB v: REV:1.0 serial: <filter> 
  BIOS: American Megatrends v: E16GBIMS.406 date: 10/10/2012 
Battery:
  ID-1: BAT1 charge: 40.4 Wh condition: 40.4/48.8 Wh (83%) 
  model: MSI Corp. MS-16GB status: Charging 
  Device-1: hidpp_battery_0 model: Logitech M510 charge: 55% 
  status: Discharging 
CPU:
  Topology: Quad Core model: Intel Core i7-3630QM bits: 64 type: MT MCP 
  arch: Ivy Bridge rev: 9 L2 cache: 6144 KiB 
  flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 38311 
  Speed: 1197 MHz min/max: 1200/3400 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1197 2: 1197 
  3: 1197 4: 1197 5: 1197 6: 1197 7: 1197 8: 1197 
Graphics:
  Device-1: Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics vendor: Micro-Star MSI 
  driver: i915 v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.0 
  Device-2: NVIDIA GK107M [GeForce GT 645M] vendor: Micro-Star MSI 
  driver: N/A bus ID: 01:00.0 
  Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.6 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa 
  resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz 
  OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Ivybridge Mobile v: 4.2 Mesa 19.0.8 
  direct render: Yes 
Audio:
  Device-1: Intel 7 Series/C216 Family High Definition Audio 
  vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1b.0 
  Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.0.0-25-generic 
Network:
  Device-1: Intel Wireless 7260 driver: iwlwifi v: kernel port: e000 
  bus ID: 02:00.0 
  IF: wlp2s0 state: up mac: <filter> 
  Device-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet 
  vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: r8169 v: kernel port: d000 bus ID: 03:00.0 
  IF: enp3s0 state: down mac: <filter> 
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 978.09 GiB used: 145.95 GiB (14.9%) 
  ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Crucial model: CT1050MX300SSD1 size: 978.09 GiB 
Partition:
  ID-1: / size: 98.31 GiB used: 60.97 GiB (62.0%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda5 
  ID-2: /home size: 535.52 GiB used: 84.98 GiB (15.9%) fs: ext4 
  dev: /dev/sda6 
  ID-3: swap-1 size: 7.90 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda7 
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 59.0 C mobo: N/A 
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
Info:
  Processes: 308 Uptime: 22m Memory: 7.69 GiB used: 3.80 GiB (49.4%) 
  Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 7.4.0 Shell: bash v: 4.4.20 
  inxi: 3.0.27 
(If there's any way I could provide more info or make this more helpful to a guru first looking, please don't hesitate to let me know. I know that the "this doesn't work, fix it for me" posts can be extremely annoying and want to be as clear as possible and providing as much info as needed on the first post.)
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