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I'm using Debian Jessie 64-bit with Gnome 3.14.1.

My TIF image files are opening by default in the PDF Viewer, don't ask why. In Nautilus, I right-click on the file, click Open With|Other Application...

Select Application window

If I right-click "Image Viewer", there is only "Forget association".

Where is the "create default association" button?

EDIT

I've found a ~/.config/mimeapps.list, which contains

image/tiff=eog.desktop;

It seems that something else is overriding this configuration.

EDIT2

It seems to be /etc/gnome/defaults.list, which contains

image/tiff=evince.desktop

which is the PDF viewer in question. Removing this line solved this problem. The problem remains, though, if there should be a button "add default" to the image above.

  • If you just click "select" does it change the association? – fooot Nov 1 '17 at 20:24
  • @fooot Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn't. – Rodrigo Aug 14 at 2:15
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[Debian 10.0.0 Buster + GNOME]

I see the same deficient behaviour using 'open with' as you describe.

Select any file having the MIMETYPE of interest then right-click -> Properties.

Select the 'Open With' tab.

And there you should see the Set as default button.

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