Users of Lubuntu 13.10 will notice a new entry in
Menu, Preferences called
Default applications for LXSession.
If that entry is selected, a window, shown below, opens:
This window, which can also be invoked by running
lxsession-default-apps from a terminal has several tabs and each tab has several features.
How are these features used? Some are obvious, others aren't.
man lxsession-default-appshas nothing:
[10:48 AM] ~ $ man lxsession-default-apps No manual entry for lxsession-default-apps See 'man 7 undocumented' for help when manual pages are not available. [10:48 AM] ~ $
http://packages.ubuntu.com/saucy/lxsession-default-apps just mentions that it is a "utility to configure lxsession and its default applications"
the release notes don't mention it.
I looked at the mailing list and found a mention:
lxsession seems to not handle properly the migration to saucy for
autostarted stuff. You can look at lxsession-default-apps, under
autostart, and change the settings for disable autostart to no. It
will force a revert to the previous behavior, until I properly fix the
Regards, Julien Lavergne
Does anyone know more about
Default applications for LXSession and how it is to be used?