Nautilus extremely slow to open

Zorin 16 Pro - Nautilus extremely slow to open. I didn't have this issue on Zorin 15 Ultimate (same PC). I've searched the forums and found a few posts (that are closed). This post provided a suggested solution. The solution is only temporary. The problem persists.

I installed Nemo and it does the same thing. Any help would be appreciated.

EDIT:

This also affects the file dialogs within apps. For example, if I'm in an app and select "file/open" from the menu the dialog will take a long time to display.

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Could you post the output of inxi -t cm?

ed@ed-Precision-WorkStation-T5500:~$ inxi -t cm
Processes:
CPU top: 5
1: cpu: 6.9% command: gnome-software pid: 2486
2: cpu: 4.7% command: gnome-terminal-server pid: 130670
3: cpu: 3.7% command: xorg pid: 1686
4: cpu: 3.5% command: gnome-shell pid: 1918
5: cpu: 1.6% command: vivaldi-bin pid: 116551
System RAM: total: 47.04 GiB used: 6.09 GiB (12.9%)
Memory top: 5
1: mem: 2078.7 MiB (4.3%) command: gnome-software pid: 2486
2: mem: 506.1 MiB (1.0%) command: gnome-shell pid: 1918
3: mem: 322.6 MiB (0.6%) command: vivaldi-bin pid: 116551
4: mem: 305.8 MiB (0.6%) command: telegram pid: 108031
5: mem: 251.2 MiB (0.5%) command: vivaldi-bin pid: 107488
ed@ed-Precision-WorkStation-T5500:~$

Thanks. Nothing else hogging your system.

18.04 - After upgrade to 20.04 Nautilus has become slow - Ask Ubuntu seems similar to what you experience. Do you have Dropbox? Any other extensions?

No Dropbox of any kind on my system. I'll take a look at that link you posted.

I've ran other distros with Gnome and did not have this issue. I'll do some more digging. Thanks.

Well, I followed the steps in the link you shared and it seems to be working now.

However, I also previously uninstalled 'nautilus-share'

So, I'm not sure which one fixed it. I'll re-install 'nautilus-share' tomorrow and see what happens.

Thanks for the help!

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I re-installed 'nautilus-share' this morning and everything is still working as it should, nautilus wise. So, the info in this link solved the problem.

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