Caja not starting

I see "Starting xdg-open" in the taskbar if I try doing it from the menu and this from the command line:

[email protected]:~$ caja
Could not register the application: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Message recipient disconnected from message bus without replying

[email protected]:~$ caja --check
running caja_self_check_file_utilities
running caja_self_check_file_operations
running caja_self_check_directory
running caja_self_check_file
running caja_self_check_icon_container
running caja_self_check_file_utilities
running caja_self_check_file_operations
running caja_self_check_directory
running caja_self_check_file
running caja_self_check_icon_container

[email protected]:~$ caja --no-desktop
Could not register the application: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Message recipient disconnected from message bus without replying

[email protected]:~$ caja --force-desktop
Could not register the application: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Message recipient disconnected from message bus without replying

Ubuntu MATE 20.04, amd64, after a reboot.

Hi @lovingboth,

Was your system restored from a backup ?
(in this case i found this)

Otherwise, can you try to open caja as root and share the result ?

No.

What's worked is logging out and logging back in again. I'm still curious as to what went wrong though - it's not something I've ever noticed happening before.

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