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I have some scripts that creates folders by using mkdir:

...
mkdir bin
cd bin
mkdir make
...

It works perfectly most of the time. However, for unknown reasons, sometime, the just-created folders appear as a file in Thunar, a really annoying problem.

I can navigate into the newly made folder using the command line and the traditional cd, then run ls and other CLI commands.

Questions:

  1. do you know what causes the problem?
  2. do you know how to prevent it?
  3. is it a Xubuntu issue or it is related to other Ubuntu dis?

OS details: The problem was observed in XUbuntu 16.04, 16.10, 18.04 LTS and finally in 18.10.

  • Question updated. Tomorrow in the office I can add a screenshot – Leos313 Sep 30 at 15:42
  • The file manager of all three was Thunar docs.xfce.org/xfce/thunar/start but all those versions reached their end of public support. See askubuntu.com/a/967184/197910 and kubuntu.org/news/… Currently supported versions are 19.04 (in support until Jan. 2020) and 18.04 LTS (in support until Apr 2021). – K7AAY Sep 30 at 15:44
  • No reasons, it is just an example (the folder are created at different time). However it give the same error after some changes in the script. – Leos313 Oct 1 at 10:51
  • @K7AAY, same problem with 18.04.3 LTS – Leos313 Oct 1 at 10:53
  • Then I'd file a bug report. – K7AAY Oct 1 at 16:49

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