Right-click "Open With" list not refreshing

Bug #107392 reported by jhansonxi
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Thunar File Manager
thunar (Ubuntu)
Fix Released

Bug Description

Binary package hint: thunar

Xubuntu Feisty 20070415, Thunar 0.8.0-0ubuntu6
Steps to reproduce:
1. Right-click a file and select Open With Other Application
2. Select a new unassociated application to open the file
3. Right-click the file again
Result: New application not listed
4. Select any other file and then re-select the original file again.
5. Right-click the file
Result: New associated application now shows up in list

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Jérôme Guelfucci (jerome-guelfucci-deactivatedaccount) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. I can't reproduce this with an up-to-date Xubuntu Feisty, do you still have this issue ?

Changed in thunar:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Incomplete
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jhansonxi (jhansonxi) wrote :

I can still reproduce it with Xubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Tribe 4
In some cases the list will never update even if a new app is selected as default. For instance, I right-clicked on an SMI file and selected Helix to be the default player. Helix opened it (but failed to play due to an unsupported protocol) but right-clicking it again did not show Helix as being the default, only Firefox. With other file types it was erratic, sometimes showing the association change immediately, sometimes only after trying a different file and then returning. It maybe related to MIME types specified in the desktop files (/usr/share/applications). The SMI file attached is what I used and it only plays with RealPlayer. I also tested WMV and MPEG files.

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Jérôme Guelfucci (jerome-guelfucci-deactivatedaccount) wrote :

Ok thank you, I will report upstream.

Changed in thunar:
status: Incomplete → Triaged
Changed in thunar:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
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jhansonxi (jhansonxi) wrote :

Still present in Xubuntu Intrepid (8.10). After changing a file type association the file (in Thunar) needs to be unselected and reselected again before the change shows up in the right-click menu.

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Kangarooo Jānis (kangarooo) wrote :

Still exists in 10.10
It refreshes after right clicking on epty space in thunar file list window. then clicking file shows new item. but that should change on changing in properties default app for file.

tags: added: fixed-in-master
Changed in thunar (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package thunar - 1.6.0-0ubuntu1

thunar (1.6.0-0ubuntu1) raring; urgency=low

  * Upload to raring.
  * Remaining Ubuntu change:
    - debian/control: recommend udisks2 for mounting devices. lp: #1014632
  * Drop obsolete Ubuntu changes:
    - debian/patches/02_guard-for-no-supported-vfs-schemas.patch,
      debian/patches/xubuntu_fix-duplicate-volumes.patch: included upstream.
  * Bugs fixed:
    - "Thunar: sendto_printer broken" lp: #1061846
    - "segfault when a specific html file is selected" lp: #751739
    - "can't book mark remote shares" lp: #778268
    - "Thunar crashed with SIGSEGV in thunarx_menu_provider_get_file_actions()
      thinking a directory was a file" lp: #852410
    - "Left or right-clicking on 3MB or bigger svg file is unresponsive"
      lp: #893330
    - "Thunar crashed with SIGSEGV in fast_validate()" lp: #913041
    - "Thunar crashed with SIGSEGV in thunar_file_get_display_name()"
      lp: #931101
    - "Thunar crashed with SIGSEGV in sort_by_mime_type()" lp: #931842
    - "Thunar crashed with SIGSEGV in thunar_util_parse_parent()" lp: #969222
    - "thunar crashed with SIGSEGV in thunar_standard_view_cancel_thumbnailing()"
      lp: #1059397
    - "Does not unmount USB drive when you try first time" lp: #1059997
    - "regression: thunar no longer shows all unmounted, but mountable, volumes
      in sidepane" lp: #1068947
    - "Thunar shows folder sizes wrong" lp: #59235
    - "Right-click "Open With" list not refreshing" lp: #107392
    - "no thunar contextmenu with GTK setting "gtk-menu-popup-delay = 0""
      lp: #127372
    - "rename folder, still active but answers not on 'Enter'" lp: #479975
    - "Thunar hangs on first launch of each session" lp: #775117
    - "emblems disappear on rename" lp: #877755
    - "Remote Deleted file in Thunar remains visible until resfresh" lp: #999824
    - "Incorrect alphabetical sort order in thunar with non-latin (eg. cyrillic)
      file names" lp: #684317
    - "Thunar does not display current folder name" lp: #875193
    - "Thunar crashed with SIGSEGV in g_file_equal()" lp: #900306
    - "Hard to see, if volume is mounted or not" lp: #838917

thunar (1.6.0-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low

  [ Lionel Le Folgoc ]
  * Drop the "Send to printer" action, xfprint4 is obsolete.
  * debian/control:
    - dropped libtdb-dev from b-deps, emblems have been moved to gvfs.
    - bumped minimum required exo version to 0.10.0 for the new symbol.

  [ Yves-Alexis Perez ]
  * New upstream release.
 -- Lionel Le Folgoc <email address hidden> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 13:13:58 +0100

Changed in thunar (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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