Bug#899147: libgtk-3-0: GTK3 file chooser does not allow Fuse-mounted locations anymore (no network)

Patrick superspringwater at yandex.com
Sat May 19 22:12:26 BST 2018

Package: libgtk-3-0
Version: 3.22.11-1
Severity: important

Dear Maintainer,

The GTK3 file chooser (from VLC, Meld, any app) does not allow any Fuse-mounted
sftp:// locations. Even if I put them manually in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks
(sftp://xxx@ somedir), the dialog will not show the

This is a very serious bug for any organization using GTK3, users can only
choose local files!

This has been found and fixing or fixed in Ubuntu:

And upstream already has a patch:

This patch needs to be in Stretch otherwise GTK3 apps are unusable to open
files across network.

Thank you

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 9.4
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (990, 'stable-updates'), (990, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-6-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages libgtk-3-0 depends on:
ii  adwaita-icon-theme                      3.22.0-1+deb9u1
ii  hicolor-icon-theme                      0.15-1
ii  libatk-bridge2.0-0                      2.22.0-2
ii  libatk1.0-0                             2.22.0-1
ii  libc6                                   2.24-11+deb9u3
ii  libcairo-gobject2                       1.14.8-1
ii  libcairo2                               1.14.8-1
ii  libcolord2                              1.3.3-2
ii  libcups2                                2.2.1-8+deb9u1
ii  libepoxy0                               1.3.1-2
ii  libfontconfig1                          2.11.0-6.7+b1
ii  libfreetype6                            2.6.3-3.2
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0                      2.36.5-2+deb9u2
ii  libglib2.0-0                            2.50.3-2
ii  libgtk-3-common                         3.22.11-1
ii  libjson-glib-1.0-0                      1.2.6-1
ii  libpango-1.0-0                          1.40.5-1
ii  libpangocairo-1.0-0                     1.40.5-1
ii  libpangoft2-1.0-0                       1.40.5-1
ii  librest-0.7-0                           0.8.0-2
ii  libsoup2.4-1                            2.56.0-2+deb9u1
ii  libwayland-client0                      1.12.0-1
ii  libwayland-cursor0                      1.12.0-1
ii  libwayland-egl1-mesa [libwayland-egl1]  13.0.6-1+b2
ii  libx11-6                                2:1.6.4-3
ii  libxcomposite1                          1:0.4.4-2
ii  libxcursor1                             1:1.1.14-1+deb9u1
ii  libxdamage1                             1:1.1.4-2+b3
ii  libxext6                                2:1.3.3-1+b2
ii  libxfixes3                              1:5.0.3-1
ii  libxi6                                  2:1.7.9-1
ii  libxinerama1                            2:1.1.3-1+b3
ii  libxkbcommon0                           0.7.1-2~deb9u1
ii  libxml2                                 2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2+deb9u2
ii  libxrandr2                              2:1.5.1-1
ii  shared-mime-info                        1.8-1

Versions of packages libgtk-3-0 recommends:
ii  libgtk-3-bin  3.22.11-1

Versions of packages libgtk-3-0 suggests:
ii  gvfs             1.30.4-1
ii  librsvg2-common  2.40.16-1+b1

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