[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
Sat Jun 30 18:51:57 UTC 2012

On sam., 2012-06-30 at 18:40 +0200, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> reassign 679453 xfce4
> thanks
> Daniel Dickinson <debian at cshore.neomailbox.net> writes:
> > Package: debian
> > Severity: normal
> Unfortunately, there is no 'debian' package, so the report you filed
> wasn't forwarded to any maintainer who could do something about it.
> When filing Debian bugs, please file them against particular packages
> that exist, or virtual packages.
> > I have noticed that when using XFCE with some programs that are
> > Gnome-centric that parts of GNOME get installed and that instead of
> > using XFCE defaults for applications (probably by MIME) (e.g. Thunar
> > for fhle management) that programs like Iceweasel will use GNOME
> > default apps.  This is a major pain because without the full GNOME
> > desktop default Gnome bits don't work well, and besides I want (and
> > prefer) the XFCE (which is my desktop environment I am running) bits.

Well, you should be able to chose what applications run in two ways:

* in preferred applications, you can chose stuff like browser, file
manager, mail client etc.
* in the file manager, in a file properties you're able to chose what
application will open what kind of file

Now you would need to provide specific non-working stuff for us to do
> ...however, in this case, I do not know what would be the appropriate
> package to file it against. I'm reassigning it to xfce4, so the XFCE
> maintainers can further process it, if necessary.

I just can't do anything with that, unfortunately :)
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