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nautilus set as default filemanager howto

A quick howto on how to set nautilus as your default filemanager.

Add this line to the file below. This is for user settings

Code:
inode/directory=nautilus.desktop

Code:
vi ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list

This is for global settings.

Code:
ls /usr/share/applications | grep nautilus

Check the inode/directory line for nautilus.desktop. If its not there add it.
Format for this file
Code:
inode/directory=nautilus.desktop;

Code:
vi /usr/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache

Format for this file
Code:
inode/directory=nautilus.desktop

Code:
vi /usr/share/applications/defaults.list

I know this is ubuntu but its still helpful.
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DefaultFileManager
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