can't change default file browser

Bug #374231 reported by Imre Péntek on 2009-05-09
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Won't Fix
gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I wanted to use system->settings->default applications to set my default file browser (from nautilus to mc) but I don't find the appropriate tab in that dialog box. I'd appreciate if that setting would be available. Thank you.

Dr. Kenobi (drkenobi) on 2010-05-20
affects: ubuntu → gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
C de-Avillez (hggdh2) on 2010-05-20
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
MarcRandolph (mrand) on 2010-05-21
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Dr. Kenobi (drkenobi) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments at:

Changed in gnome-control-center:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gnome-control-center:
status: New → Won't Fix
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

reply from the upstream developers :
"Nautilus is an integral part of the GNOME desktop. This might change with 3.0.
However, changing the default in preferred apps doesn't really provide any
benefits, and you can always set up custom shortcuts in the keybinding settings
if you want to."

Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Won't Fix
Changed in gnome-control-center:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
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