Where does xdg-mime save the settings I make with commands which set the default app to handle MIME types? i.e. commands such as:

xdg-mime default evince.desktop application/pdf


I'm using SLES (SUSE Linux Enterprise) 2015.

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Well, looking at some other questions on unix.SE, I was expecting that to be at:


but actually, it turns out that at least on my system, it's at:


And it will look like this:

[Default Applications]

(plus any other settings you've made.)

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