Change default app via console

Grant emailgrant at
Sat Mar 15 16:47:52 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'
>> 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?

Ideally I would be able to edit the app/filetype associations in the
userdir.  Which files there control that?

- Grant

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