After I upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 whenever I open the rubbish bin it opens with PCManFM. Nautilus opens as the file manager for everything else. EDIT: PCManFM only is used when I open the rubbish bin from the launcher.

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How do I get the rubbish bin to open with Nautilus?

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I used the code from this answer to reset back to nautilus

xdg-mime default nautilus.desktop inode/directory application/x-gnome-saved-search

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