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?
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 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 [...]
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The accepted answer did not work for me. I had to run:
On Utilities tab, there is a selection for File Manager.