I split nautilus window, open different folders in each part and then drag a file from folder on the left to the folder on the right in order to move it. Usually this works ok, but sometimes drag is cancelled and nothing happens.

I use standard optical mouse. I haven't been able to reproduce this bug reliably yet. Any ideas?

  • may be you are doing for protected files/locations – rɑːdʒɑ Jun 14 '12 at 8:38
  • No I don't. What I usually do is that I repeat the drag more slowly and suddenly it works. – romario333 Jun 15 '12 at 12:19

While dragging a file/folder to another folder,you should wait till the icon of destination folder changes from this:
to this:
Note that your icons may differ depending on your theme,but the idea is,you should wait until the destination folder responds to your drag.

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