I just noticed that, if I select files on nautilus and press del or shift+del to remove them, sometimes they remain on the window, and if I select any one of them, the lower-right status bar shows "" selected, as if the file name was empty. Actually, they are kind of “ghost entries”, since trying to interact with them results in an error. If I go to another directory and then come back, or refresh the window with F5, the ghost files are gone.
I made a short video demonstrating it:
I created 3 empty files aaa,bbb and ccc with touch
I removed aaa with shift+del, it still appears on the screen, with the empty name "", while bbb seems to be gone
The behavior is not deterministic, though: sometimes the files are removed as expected.
I wonder if someone else is also experiencing this
Yes, I can confirm that nautilus doesn’t refresh the view when deleting files for me. I experienced the issue earlier today, later updated nautilus to version 44.1, which was made available a couple of hours later, but still happening. Tried both Wayland and X11.
Is there something we can do to provide some kind of bug report for Fedora besides posting to the forums? I guess, the Gnome team is already aware and fixed it. So far, so good.
Just switched to Fedora, is working with nightly build flatpaks an option? I guess, no. Used the chance and reinstalled the system to set up snapper and BTRFS, so hopefully next time, I can revert to a working snapshot when something like this is happening again. Not a huge problem this time, but since I had to learn the hard way that BTRFS and Clonezilla are not best friends, better rely on snapshots in the future
@ewoks sorry for not making it clearer the first time. @mendres82 is right, I just installed nightly following the instructions on GNOME’s Github to quickly test if it had alreaby been fixed, it was not meant to be a full replacement for the stable version.
Also, I can confirm that the problem seems to be gone with today’s updates