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Chromium keeps opening svg files in the browser despite the default association of Inkscape with svg files.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Download an svg file
  2. Go to chrome:downloads and click on the svg file.
  3. It opens in Chromium in a new tab instead of Inkscape
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Check if the lines below are presents on file:

sudo nano /usr/share/applications/mimeinfo.cache

image/svg+xml=gimp.desktop;inkscape.desktop;eog.desktop;
image/svg+xml-compressed=inkscape.desktop;eog.desktop;
  • Yes, they are. This does not solve the problem, unfortunately. – orschiro Oct 23 '15 at 19:15

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