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In Ubuntu 11.04 when I right click on a file in Nautilus and chose "open with" I could select application and tick on check box to make it default application for certain file type

In 11.10 there is no such option, so I'm wondering what's alternative to it now?

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Yes, there is. Right click the file and select open with. Or right click and select properties, open with and select the application you want to associate with.

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So they removed option to make default application in Properties. Thanks – zetah Sep 16 '11 at 21:44
No, it's still there. – Jo-Erlend Schinstad Sep 16 '11 at 22:46
Where exactly? There is no option to make default application with "open with" dialog on my PC – zetah Sep 16 '11 at 22:53
It is in the same place. You no longer select a radio button. You select the application and press "Set as default" (I don't use English Ubuntu so it may be different). You can add applications to be shown in the list. – Jo-Erlend Schinstad Sep 17 '11 at 5:25
No, it's not. There is no such button. Can you show screen-shot? And when you select application from "open with > other applications" it will not make it default application for current file type – zetah Sep 17 '11 at 13:18

right click on the file. select "properties". click tab "open with". there you have the button "set as default".

it took a while to figure it out, I think it was more intuitive in natty, but there you have it anyway.

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