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Is it possible to set krusader as the default file manager in ubuntu 13.10?
I tried to defined it in system settings > details > default applications but there is nothing about file manager there.

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open your terminal with CTRL+ALT+T and paste this line

 sudo mv /usr/bin/nautilus /usr/bin/natilus.back && sudo ln -s /usr/bin/krusader /usr/bin/nautilus
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I've done that and it works, but could it provoke the desktop wallpaper to disappear? since then my desktop is black... –  OSdave Nov 4 '13 at 7:38
    
The wallpaper you would like to set in pictures or home dir of your user. And problem occurs not due to this –  Raja Nov 4 '13 at 8:38

1) Make a folder in your home directory called bin

mkdir ~/bin

2) Make a script called Nautilus that executes Dolphin and put it in this folder

gedit ~/bin/nautilus

3) Then copy this code into it and save

#!/bin/bash
exec krusader $@
exit 0

This will launch krusader every time nautilus was to be launched.

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I went with the other answer (because I'm lazy and it was only a one line solution), but now my desktop is black, no more wallpaper. Do you think it's related? Would your solution avoid that issue? How could I undo it in order to do yours? –  OSdave Nov 4 '13 at 8:13
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Just wanted to add a reminder to Bruno's excellent script to make sure you chmod it to be executable. I'm sure it's second nature for most, but it had me scratching my head for a minute or two. –  scott_trinh Jan 9 at 12:20

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