[CentOS] CentOS 7 + MATE : Folder contents not refreshed in file manager

Liam O'Toole liam.p.otoole at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 19:57:24 UTC 2018

On 2018-07-09, Nicolas Kovacs
<info at microlinux.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just migrated my workstation running CentOS 7 from KDE to MATE.
> It looks like I'm having the same problem with the Caja file manager
> than with Dolphin. Folder contents don't get refreshed automatically,
> and I have to hit F5.
> For example, when I download a file (say, a compressed archive) from
> the Internet, I have to hit F5 to see the file in Caja. And when I
> extract the archive, I have to hit F5 again.
> Anybody knows where this nagging problem comes from?
> Cheers,
> Niki

What do you see in /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches? If you
increase the value, does the problem persist?

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