[Pkg-lxde-maintainers] Bug#1005818: task-lxde-desktop: libreoffice is used as default pdf reader

Andreas Tille andreas at fam-tille.de
Sun May 8 19:58:22 BST 2022

Am Sun, May 08, 2022 at 07:59:02PM +0200 schrieb Holger Wansing:
> > set to "disabled" and I can not change anything here.
> Since evince is automatically installed, it's "just" a matter of setting
> evince as the default application for PDF - as you already have tried to :-)

> I managed to get this done easily by right-clicking on the PDF file, choose
> "Open with...", then select the app "Document Viewer" (this is evince) from
> "Office" section, set the checkbox for "Set selected application as default
> action for this file type" - and you are done.

... and this should be done as system default for users convenience.

> I did another test install with XFCE desktop environment, and there this
> problem did not exist. Installed PDF viewer was here Atril (from the MATE 
> environment).
> So, it's after all an problem either with LXDE (the environment) or with
> evince | libreoffice (the packages).
> I will reassign this bug to LXDE for now.

Hope it can be fixed there.  BTW, I'm not 100% sure whether some unusual
default is also for xfce4 where I have seen starting Gimp to display
Kind regards



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