Change default app via console

Serge omoikane at
Sat Mar 15 12:12:46 CET 2014

I do not use gnome and evince but i think you can check desktop files
in /usr/share/applications and find file(s) with 'Exec=evince-previewer
%U' And change it to 'Exec=evince %U'

On Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:12:19 -0700
Grant <emailgrant at> wrote:

> I'd like to have PDF documents opened with the full evince app instead
> of evince's "GNOME Document Previewer" since I can't get copy/paste to
> work from the previewer.  How can I make that change via console?
> - Grant
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