I get the following error when I try to open nautilus: (nautilus:4189): WARNING **: 11:18:17.052: Unable to get contents of the bookmarks file: Error opening file /root/.gtk-bookmarks: No such file or directory. Is there anything I can do to fix this?


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    Are you running it as root or ran it as root previously? – George Udosen Aug 10 '18 at 15:34
  • Run it with SUDO – Itra Aug 10 '18 at 18:02
  • Thank you for your response. I did not use sudo. – gccd Aug 10 '18 at 18:17
  • I'm pretty sure @Itra is just kidding, of course do not run file manager or anything else as a root, you gonna mess up permissions; well, judging by the error you already did. Try executing mv ~/.config/nautilus{,BCKP}, and see if that helps. – Hi-Angel Aug 10 '18 at 22:38

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