When opening a thunar directory from an application for example:
from firefox in the downloads section you click on 'open with folder'
or from thunderbird troubleshooting you click on 'open directory'
... the action is mishandled with opening of the dirctory with an other application.
Was able to resolve this problem as follow:
open thunar with root privilege
open the file '
save the file as defaults.list.backup-original
open again the file '
go to 'inode/directory=' (press [ctrl]+[f], paste 'inode/directory=nautilus-folder-handler.desktop' and hit [enter])
change into '
save the file and check if it works
Noticed that the file mimeinfo.cahce within the same directory has the line:
Did change this line because initially the program baobab was opening instead of the directory within the folder manager.
But it had no effect.
And after selecting a file and choose open 'send to (application)' the action to open a folder didn't open baobab any more but this application. It happend every time when opening a directory from various applications.
So in the end this line was left untouched.
with more knowledge about thunar
can explain thunar working
and can confirm if this solution is good enough.
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