I'm running an Arch Linux machine with the cinnamon-git desktop from the Arch User Repository.
The default filemanager is Nautilus, is there any way to change the default filemanager to thunar?
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To change the default filemanager you can edit the file
Don't know how to specify thunar but to use nemo over nautilus I do this:
thomas@localhost ~> cat .local/share/applications/mimeapps.list [Added Associations] inode/directory=nemo.desktop;
Also if you are curious why the wrong filemanager is started if you click on a folder icon check the actual command the starter launches.
After resolving the issues (see comments) you also have to look in the file
there you can change the filemanager also:
From the Gnome section of the Arch Linux Wiki:
You can trick GNOME into using another file browser by editing the Exec line in /usr/share/applications/nautilus.desktop. See the correct parameters in the .desktop file of the file manager of your choice, e.g.:
[...] Exec=thunar %F OR Exec=pcmanfm %U [...]