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I've got several samba shares mounted in my home directory (mounted with the "mount.cifs" command). I can browse the shares just fine. From Nautilus I can search them just fine. My question is why doesn't the dash file lens search the mounts as well? I've also noticed files I open from the shares do not show up as recently used (again in the file lens). I've Googled around and I've been unable to come up with any thing.

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Do they not show up even when you have mounted those shares? It is sensible not to show them when they are not mounted –  Manish Sinha Apr 15 '12 at 21:41
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This is a bug Unity's files lens fails to mount bookmarked remote shares https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-lens-files/+bug/760309

I would also recommend that you file your situation with launchpad.

The importance is low and no fix committed.

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