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After installing several PPAs (Wine, PoL) and opening several files with other apps (Like changing from Totem to VLC) I discovered that the Open With option had 2 problems:

  1. Many items on the list are duplicated (As seen on the image for "A Wine Program")

  2. Sometimes the app I want to use to open is not shown there (For example, Virtualbox or VLC)

So how can I edit this list to clean the duplicates and add missing apps from the list.

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It should be enough to edit the folder under

 ~/.local/share/applications

You may find numinous listings for wine there and can edit it. You could also remove it and generate another file.

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Well dude, that is awesome. It solved everything. Like always thanks blue. –  Luis Alvarado Sep 12 '12 at 2:39
    
yo! glad to help –  Ringtail Sep 12 '12 at 3:19

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