[Thunar-dev] Cannot change file default action in Thunar

Nikolay Borisov neiro21 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 12:47:30 CEST 2008

Yves-Alexis Perez (corsac at debian.org) wrote on Sat, 16 Aug 2008 13:55:46 +0200:
>On sam, 2008-08-16 at 15:31 +0400, Nikolay Borisov wrote:
>> I have found a strange solution - when selecting application in "Open
>> with" dialog, one should select desired app and then select to use
>> custom command. So the command field will contain desired app run
>> command. BTW after that in ~/.local/share/applications files named
>> like
>> "xxx-usercreated-nnn.desktop" are created.
>> I have also found that when thunar is started as root, all works
>> fine.
>So you may have permissions problems?
>> Maybe, the problem is that /usr/share/applications is not writable by
>> non-root?
>As you said earlier, local modifications are stored
>in .local/share/applications, not in /usr/share/applications. Maybe try
>to look in .local/share/applications and see if you have correct

I have checked all the permissions - they are ok. Still don't now what causes the described problem. :(

Best regards,
		Nikolay Borisov
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