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I have updated my ubuntu from 12.10 to latest Ubuntu 13.04. everything is fine but when i go to Places and click any place, it opens in Disk Usage Analyzer by default and i found no way to either stop Disk usage analyzer permanantely or to change the default Application for Places. Please tell me how to set it default so that Places opens properly.

Please see the image, I open Places > Music folder but it opens in Disk Usage Anylyzer

I found similar question but the solution doesn't works for me as I do

edit /usr/share/applications/baobab.desktop and change

MimeType=inode/directory;

with

MimeType=inode/directory:1;

and now everything opens in sublime-text

Note: I have many changes while i was using ubuntu 12.10 , still i am using session fallback desktop theme in latest ubuntu. does that affect?

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anyone for help? –  diEcho Jun 6 '13 at 5:53
    

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When I went to https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=1186209#p1186209 I've found the solution in there. Remove MimeType=inode/directory; from /usr/share/applications/baobab.desktop and run as root

update-desktop-database -q
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I had this problem on 14.04 using the gnome-session-fallback desktop. After trying the other solutions (removing MimeType=inode/directory; and editing /usr/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache) what actually fixed the problem was to run this command as your user:

xdg-mime default nautilus.desktop  inode/directory

By default it is set to use nautilus-folder-handler.desktop, which for some reason ends up launching the dreaded baobab.

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I had the same problem when occasionally removed nautilus.

Trysudo dpkg-reconfigure nautilus

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not solved by this :( –  diEcho May 28 '13 at 9:46
    
but you have nautilus installed? sudo apt-get install nautilus –  dds May 28 '13 at 9:53
    
gives nautilus is already the newest version. The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: linux-image-3.8.0-19-generic linux-image-extra-3.8.0-19-generic webaccounts-extension-common –  diEcho May 28 '13 at 10:42
    
this solution doesn't work with my ubuntu –  diEcho Jun 6 '13 at 5:54

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