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Recently I had done remove --purge blue-tooth manager as my laptop doesn't have blue-tooth device. Now when I try to access a windows share from ubuntu I get this error.

Cannot display "smb://"
 Nautilus cannot handle "smb" locations.

When I open Places -> Connect to Server no options under service type: custom location (for example: samba, ftp, ssh) are listed. It's completely empty. How can I get those network tools back in nautilus?

Edit 1: Here is the output of the command posted by oli in the comments:

gvfs                                            install
gvfs-bin                                        install
gvfs-fuse                                       install
libgnome-vfs2.0-cil                             install
libgnome2-vfs-perl                              install
libgnomevfs2-0                                  install
libgnomevfs2-common                             install
libgnomevfs2-extra                              install
libgvfscommon0                                  install
libnautilus-extension1                          install
nautilus                                        install
nautilus-data                                   install
nautilus-image-converter                        install
nautilus-sendto                                 install
nautilus-sendto-empathy                         install
nautilus-share                                  install
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It's hard to know in which state is your system with this info. Can you please post the output of dpkg --get-selections | grep naut and dpkg --get-selections | grep vfs – Javier Rivera Nov 3 '10 at 15:54
Or just: dpkg --get-selections | grep -E '(naut|vfs)' – Oli Nov 3 '10 at 16:19
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Looks like gvfs-backends was removed when you purge libbluetooth3, you can put it back by running the following:

sudo apt-get install gvfs-backends

Restart your computer for best effect. See more details about gvfs here:

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