[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#488823: Bug#488823: After removing thunar package mime entry doesn't restore

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Jul 1 13:36:17 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 05:20:35PM +0400, Artur G. Sibagatullin wrote:
> Package: thunar
> Version: 0.4.0rc1-3
> Severity: important
> I'm using GNOME Desktop Environment. I was interested in
> alternative file managers and tried to install Thunar file manager. I
> don't know how but it became default file manager and when opening from
> menu Places any location starts Thunar instead of Nautilus. When trying
> to set up default application for the folder the field Open Folder could
> not be selected and default is selected Open with Thunar. I removed
> Thunar package but no result. This field is still present.
> Also remained Application -> System ->  Thunar file manager and Application -> System -> Packet rename from thunar package.
> The solution was to replace in /usr/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache
> all x-directory/.*=Thunar-folder-handler.desktop;nautilus-folder-handler.desktop;
> with x-directory/.*=nautilus-folder-handler.desktop;
> I suugested that after removing thunar package all default applications
> for all mime types should be set.

Could you try to update-mime-database after thunar removal and tell us
if it works?

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