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Old 05-25-2009, 11:59 PM   #1
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Make thunar default?

I'm running Ubuntu Jaunty, and I recently installed xfce and the xubuntu-desktop package. I love xfce, it makes my computer so much faster.

However, since I didn't wipe my GNOME, the computer still uses Nautilus as the default file manager, and I think it's using nautilus to render the desktop as well. Does anyone know how to change this, so that Thunar is the default file manager, and so that it is used to render the desktop, as I'm hoping that would make it quite a bit faster.

Old 05-27-2009, 03:03 AM   #2
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Location: Czech Republic - Roudnice nad Labem
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Since Ubuntu is Debian based. I think you can use 'update-alternatives' command.


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