setting default applications

Christian Dywan christian at
Sat Dec 11 20:07:39 CET 2010

Am Sat, 11 Dec 2010 19:33:06 +0100
schrieb Christoph Wickert <christoph.wickert at>:

> Am Samstag, den 11.12.2010, 16:59 +0000 schrieb NW:
> > I have just installed truecrypt on my laptop (Mint v 9) and tested
> > it. (I have used it before.) I found that, although I could mount
> > the truecrypt file I could not open it. It was looking for
> > Nautilus, which is a program I have never used and was not
> > installed. So I installed it and now it works. 
> > 
> > This made me  wonder, why is it looking for Nautilus and why can't I
> > tell it which program to use.? I know that I can select which are my
> > preferred applications but only the browser and the mail client. Is
> > there any way to set up other preferences please, such as text
> > editor and file manager?
> Yes, here is how to do it:

Incidentally 4.8 allows configuring this in Preferred Applications.


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