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how can I change file association globally? [duplicate]

gedit is set by default to open about any source file. I've gone through the file properties and changed default application to VIM for C and C++ files. I'd need to do this for any source file I open ...
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Change Default Applications from Script [duplicate]

How can I change the default applications from the command line (specifically from a script) in Ubuntu 18.04? The link below describes setting the default applications from the GUI, and also by ...
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Setting sublime text as default for all Java files [duplicate]

Incidentally, I have RStudio & R installed on my laptop. So I don't know why but when I double-click on .java files, they open by default in RStudio. Every time I have to right-click and choose ...
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Open with Open Office [duplicate]

I just installed Open Office from the deb package. By default, it is installed in /opt so I can start OO writer with: /opt/openoffice4/program/soffice But, I want it to automatically open .docx ...
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OpenOffice files open with Archive Manager by default [duplicate]

If I double click a .odt (OpenOffice Document) file that's on a 4TB MyBook USB drive plugged into my router it tries to open it in Archive Manager. I have to right click it, go to "open with..." and ...
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Cannot set default browser to Seamonkey [duplicate]

I have set Seamonkey as default browser within Seamonkey and under preferred applications. Yet apps that have a help section always use Firefox to go to their help website. Any way to stop that? $ ...
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I want to set the default document viewer, but cannot change ImageMagick [duplicate]

Set default document Viewer but no change ImageMagick(display). I'm trying, but I can not change. Problem screenshot
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Change all associations from gedit to another application

I started using Sublime Text 2 a week or so ago and I loved it so much I've spent $60 on it and now want to use it for everything. Gedit currently has ownership of most of the text file associations. ...
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How do you set your Default Bittorrent Application?

Additional details are: OS = 12.10 Present Default Torrent Application = qBittorrent Preferred Default Torrent Application = Vuze My main area in of which I'm looking for advise is magnet links. ...
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Default Program Selection

I have to justify why my question is different to the answer someone linked. Basically if you go to system > details > default apps, this sets the default app for ALL video file types as opposed to ...
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double-click does not open the default program [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04, with texlive-full and texworks. When I double-click a .tex file in Nautilus, it pops up a Do you want to run "xxxxxxxx.tex", or display it contents? "xxxxxxxx.tex" is an ...
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Opening .docx attachments in Firefox using LibreOffice

I'm trying to open .docx files from the Outlook Web App, viewed in Firefox, with LibreOffice. LibreOffice is installed on my computer and the default application for opening .docx files. What's more, ...
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How do I change which application opens xml documents by default?

I am on 14.04 and want to set a custom application (subtitleeditor) to open xml files. This question does not apply to me: How to set default program? because not matter what I do, the default program ...
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How to set default program to open specific file type

I wish to set the default program to open .jpg files and other image files to GIMP. To do this as said in one of the answers here, I went into this section (Right-click > Properties > Open With):...
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How to change the default application to open xml file in Ubuntu Bionic Beaver (development branch)?

I follow this and this to change the default application. But it does not work. I try to change to Text Editor as default application to open xml file but it does not change. By default it is firefox....

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