OK, so I've found a terribly trivial workaround. Googling, I found this issue also for Nautilus, when started as root. But it only appears when there is *an empty DVD (or CD) in the drive*!! It's apparently a glib bug.
So the workaround is easy: pop your DVD drive! Worked wonders for me (after stealing an hour from my evening last night...). -- simple-backup-config [sbackup] crashes (seg-fault) https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/271522 You received this bug notification because you are a member of NSsbackup team, which is subscribed to sbackup in ubuntu. _______________________________________________ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~nssbackup-team Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~nssbackup-team More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp