Bug#776698: mate-desktop-environment: requires gvfs-backends

Philipp Pilhofer philippos at philippoi.de
Sat Jan 31 11:42:50 UTC 2015

Package: mate-desktop-environment
Version: 1.8.0+7
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

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   * What led up to the situation?

I did a vanilla install of jessie, with MATE as the only DE.

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or

In caja, on the left clicking on "Browse network".

   * What was the outcome of this action?

I got a popup error: Could not display "network:///". Caja cannot handle
"network locations"

   * What outcome did you expect instead?

Browsing network locations ...

With help of the MATE forums, I was able to fix it by installing gvfs-backends
and reboot. This should be a standard requirement of m-d-e. It wasn't even
installed when adding mate-user-share ...

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-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.0
  APT prefers testing-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'testing-updates'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-686-pae (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_ZA.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_ZA.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages mate-desktop-environment depends on:
ii  mate-desktop-environment-core  1.8.0+7

Versions of packages mate-desktop-environment recommends:
ii  atril                     1.8.1+dfsg1-3
ii  desktop-base              8.0.2
ii  engrampa                  1.8.1+dfsg1-1
ii  eom                       1.8.0+dfsg1-4+b2
ii  ffmpegthumbnailer         2.0.8-2+b4
ii  galculator                2.1.3-1
ii  mate-applets              1.8.1+dfsg1-3
ii  mate-icon-theme-faenza    1.8.0+dfsg1-1
ii  mate-media                1.8.0+dfsg1-3
ii  mate-notification-daemon  1.8.1-2
ii  mate-power-manager        1.8.1+dfsg1-3
ii  mate-screensaver          1.8.1-1
ii  mate-system-monitor       1.8.0+dfsg1-2
ii  mate-themes               1.9.2-1
ii  mate-utils                1.8.1+dfsg1-1
ii  pluma                     1.8.1+dfsg1-2

Versions of packages mate-desktop-environment suggests:
ii  bsd-mailx [mail-reader]  8.1.2-0.20141216cvs-1
ii  icedove [mail-reader]    31.3.0-1
ii  iceweasel                31.4.0esr-1
ii  mutt [mail-reader]       1.5.23-3
ii  network-manager-gnome

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