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Re: [trinity-users] System Tray Dropbox opens wrong application

From: Nick Koretsky <nick_koretsky@...>
Date: Sun, 4 Aug 2019 23:29:21 +0300
On Sun, 4 Aug 2019 13:25:37 -0600 (MDT)
"Marvin Jones via trinity-users" <trinity-users@...>

> This has to be file association "thing", but I'm not sure how
> to get to the solution.
> Ubuntu 16.04  TDE 14.0.7
> I just added dropbox (for my existing Dropbox account) to a
> computer where it was not yet installed.
> Everything works "OK" ...
>  .... except:
> Clicking on the System Tray object brings up the Dropbox menu.
> Then clicking on "Open Dropbox Folder" brings up Kid3 !!!!
> (kid3: the mp3 sound tag editor)
> I'm pretty sure 'it' wants to launch a file manager, but I do not
> know how to look behind the curtain of the System Tray object
> and see what it is attempting to do.
> And, if I go into Trinity Control Center >> TDE Components >>
> File Associations  -- I see I might have a thousand or more file
> types and associations.  But, I do not know how Dropbox is issuing
> the request  -- e.g., I do not know what file type is involved.
> I must be overlooking something to debug this.  What?

inode/directory probably

But, i doubt DropBox honors TDE settings. Most probably it uses xdg-open.
You'll have to play with xdg-mime to set correct default file manager 

  Nick Koretsky (nick.koretsky@...)