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[Bug 1300308] Re: "select items matching" (ctrl+s) only selects one file in list view (due to interactive_search ubuntu change)


Hasn't Canonical had enough evidence that it's time to replace Nautilus
with something else?

I mean, this bug is the result of an Ubuntu patch that had to be done in
order to revert an upstream regression that made Nautilus completely
unusable but that the upstream developers refused to revert.  And it is
only one of a never-ending list of regressions that have been introduced
upstream in Nautilus BY DESIGN in recent years.

Why keep using a file browser (which is a fundamental component of a
Desktop system) which is maintained upstream by a bunch of retards?

Constantly figuring out patches to revert changes that break usability in intolerable ways (changes that the upstream developers won't ever recognize are wrong, let alone fix), then having to fix bugs that are caused by those patches, and so on?
Striving to maintain decent quality and UX by fighting against the active and stubborn efforts of the upstream developers to DEGRADE it?
Isn't it less work to switch to a sane file browser and abandon Nautilus altogether?

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  "select items matching" (ctrl+s) only selects one file in list view
  (due to interactive_search ubuntu change)

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Bug description:
  steps to reproduce:
  1. open folder in files/nautilus which contains multiple files and/or folders
  2. type ctrl+s to bring up the "select items matching" dialog
  3. type glob pattern into text entry field which should match multiple files
  4. choose OK

  observed behavior:
   - only the first matching file is selected

  expected benavior:
   - all matching files should be selected

  This bug makes the "select items matching" feature completely
  nonfunctional, and is a regression from earlier versions of nautilus /

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  Package: nautilus 1:3.10.1-0ubuntu8
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-18.38-generic 3.13.6
  Uname: Linux 3.13.0-18-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
  ApportVersion: 2.13.3-0ubuntu1
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Mon Mar 31 12:06:55 2014
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-03-01 (30 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Alpha amd64 (20140228)
  SourcePackage: nautilus
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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