Thunar open default not respecting the mime type editor nor its own setting on default open with

Bug #1382897 reported by Shuhao on 2014-10-19
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xfce4
Unknown
Unknown
thunar (Debian)
Unknown
Unknown
thunar (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Started to happen when I upgraded.

Not sure why this is the case, but thunar is opening jpeg files with wine internet browser as oppose to risterro. I tried to change it in both mime type editor as well as the thunar file properties dialog. Both doesn't work. The default option is still wine internet browser.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.10
Package: thunar 1.6.3-1ubuntu5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-23.30-generic 3.16.4
Uname: Linux 3.16.0-23-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.7-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Sat Oct 18 22:33:48 2014
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-07-08 (467 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release amd64 (20130423.1)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/zsh
SourcePackage: thunar
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to utopic on 2014-10-18 (0 days ago)

Shuhao (shuhao) wrote :
Shuhao (shuhao) wrote :

It also seems like pdf is getting opened by gimp instead of document viewer

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in thunar (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Elfy (elfy) wrote :

I see that, dealt with the pdf's by editing /usr/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache bug 574342

I'm also seeing torrrents opened by archive manager

Shuhao (shuhao) wrote :

My mimeinfo.cache seems fine. I edited out gimp, but now thunar is opening it with imagemagick.

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