configure thunar default actions

jEsuSdA 8) listas at
Tue Nov 11 13:15:53 CET 2014

El 11/11/14 a las 11:32, Kai-Martin Knaak escribió:
> Hi,
> I'd like to customize the default application for a certain type of files.
> This is what I did:
> 1) right-click on one of the files
> 2) Open_With -> Open_with_other_Application
> 3) check Use_as_default_for_this_kind_of_file
> 4) select one of the recommended application
> 5) left-click on "Open"
>    as expected, the file is opened with the selected application
> Now, right-click -> Properties shows the newly configured application.
> In addition, xdg-open, gvs-open and exo-open all use the newly configured
> application.
> In spite of this, the menu I get with right-click on the file still shows
> the old default application in the top line "Open With...".
> Consequently, a double-click insists to use the old default.
> A restart of thunar after killing it with "thunar -q" had no effect. File
> properties show my desired default application but double click stubbornly
> opens with the old. Same with a complete session logout-login.
> Am I missing something obvious?

I think this is the same issue I suffer.
You can found the cause in this thread:

It is cause libglib update.

While Thunar new version solves this bug, an easy solution is to edit

Salu2 de jEsuSdA 8)

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