opening folders in "Places" menu brings up cervasia warning - "this is not a CVS folder"

Asked by Dave

Binary package hint: nautilus

When trying to open the Home folder, Desktop or any other folders in the "Places" menu, I get the warning, "This is not a CVS folder. If you do not intend to use Cervasia, you can switch view modes within Konqueror." It then brings up Cervasia rather than nautilus. I do not use Cervasia or Konqueror. I don't know where this came from. I can still open up Nautilus by clicking on "Computer" under the "Places" menu.

I am using Ubuntu 8.10.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/nautilus
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: nautilus 1:2.24.1-0ubuntu2
SourcePackage: nautilus
Uname: Linux 2.6.27-11-generic i686

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Dave (dentdavi) said :
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Sebastien Bacher (seb128) said :

that's an user configuration issue and not a bug, changing to a question rather

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Dave (dentdavi) said :

I apologize for reporting this incorrectly. I am not a computer person. I just use Ubuntu because I like it. However, I am not sure why this problem has occured. I am not aware of any configurations that I have made to make this happen. Any suggestions?

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Best marcobra (Marco Braida) (marcobra) said :

Please open nautilus from command line or by pressing on a desktop without other opened window ALT+F2 keyboard keys and write into opened window nautilus.

Nautilus come in front of you select a directory on the right nautilus frame and right click with mouse a drop down menu come in front of you go to the end of this menu and select:
Properties - click on "Open with" tab
Select "Open Folder" application if it is already into list
If you don't have "Open Folder" listed please press the "+ Add" button and Select "Open folder" from the opened list of applications.
Then be sure "Open Folder" is selected and optionally remove other unused listed applications

Hope this helps

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Dave (dentdavi) said :

This solved my problem! Thank you for teaching me some more about the many features of Ubuntu. I appreciate your time.

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Dave (dentdavi) said :

Thanks marcobra, that solved my question.

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Jimmy Volatile (spam-useful) said :

Excellent. I had almost the same problem only with the CD/DVD-burner opening instead of Cervasia.

marcobra solved my problem!