Prevent Thunar "Open with" to permanently change the default programme

Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI renaud at
Fri Jul 10 11:39:45 CEST 2020

On Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:05:59 +0200
Lorenzo Sutton <lorenzofsutton at> wrote:

> Since a few versions I see this behaviour in Thunar: if I open a file 
> with the Open with menu and select a programme which is different from 
> the default one, that 'new' programme becomes the default one. For 
> instance I have most audio files opening by default (i.e. double click) 
> with smplayer, if I once I open them via "Open with", say, in sound 
> converter, then (Thunar?) sets sound converter as default.
> Any idea on how I can prevent this?

One of the reasons I dropped Thunar, and use PCManFM...

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