When I plug in usb flash drive, or even my camera and open File Manager only old data that was previously on usb drive (or Camera's memory card) is shown. I can't open any of those files or see any new listed. Is there any way to clear usb cache, some temp files or something where that data is stored. I am using Lubuntu 12.04.


Solved the problem by installing Nautilus. Now I use it as default file manager and have no problems stated above or any other at all.


I'd recommend the PCManFM re installation:

  • Remove existing PCManFM.

    sudo apt-get remove pcmanfm
  • Install PCManFM again.

    sudo apt-get install pcmanfm
  • After that reboot the system to see the changes.

    sudo reboot
  • Tried that already, but problem wasn't solved. Nautilus was the only solution that worked. Thanks anyway. – Alen T Oct 29 '12 at 13:11

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