Since upgrading to Raring my work using SMB-shares has become painful. Access randomly hangs, processes stop etc. I believe I suffer from this bug.

My question is: can I downgrade gvfsd-smb? On Precise everything worked like a charm. I would gladly use that version of gvfsd-smb again.

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gvfs-smb Bug #1075923 Workaround:

downgrade gvfs-* to Version 1.12 of 12.10 with: - add /etc/apt/sources.list

deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main

deb-src http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main

  • run: sudo apt-get update
  • install synaptic: sudo apt-get install synaptic
  • run synaptic: sudo synaptic
  • remove all gvfs-* nautilus with synaptic
  • search gvfs-*, select, press Ctrl + E (Force Menu)
  • select: gvfs-* Versions 1.12
  • install by run install button
  • search and install nautilus again.

Voila... Test Nautilus copy 1TB Files without freeze

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