[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#679453: Bug#679453: debian: When Using XFCE Various Programs Default to Nautilus Instead of Thunar

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Jul 2 06:46:54 UTC 2012

reassign 679453 libexo-common
notfound 679453 0.8.0-1

On lun., 2012-07-02 at 02:07 -0400, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> On 02/07/12 12:19 AM, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On dim., 2012-07-01 at 17:53 -0400, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> >> Well I gave a specific example of Iceweasel opening Nautilus instead of
> >> Thunar (I'll add, e.g. when doing Open Containing Folder), but the this
> >> isn't an issue of a specific problem but of the way application
> >> preferences are handled around MIME-types because they all default to
> >> the GNOMEish behaviour if GNOME components are present.
> > 
> > And for this specific case, did you check that chosing the file manager
> > in preferred applications settings didn't fix it?
> Er, no didn't know about that setting, but why is it defaulting to
> Nautilus in the first place.  Why not Thunar, which is what it what it
> should be for an XFCE desktop?

Fwiw, it's the case in 4.10 (/etc/xdg/xfce4/helpers.rc contains

Might be worth changing that for 4.8 so Wheezy users having both don't
rely on alphabetic numbering, although it's not really critical.

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