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why does Gimp open up PDFs downloaded with Chromium?

Postby pepperminty on Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:38 pm

Hello,
I downloaded a PDF with Chromium. When I click on it in the download bar below, Gimp opens up. But if I go to the download folder and double click the file, the Document Viewer opens up. How come Gimp is opening the file when I click on the PDF in Chromium?
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Re: why does Gimp open up PDFs downloaded with Chromium?

Postby GSimpson on Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:52 pm

Possibly the default to open PDF is GIMP.
To check and change. In file manager right click on a PDF. Note The application at the top. It should be Document viewer. If it is GIMP that is your problem.
To change to Document viewer Select Open with other application. Select Document viewer from list. Make sure check box to "remember this" at bottom is checked.
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Re: why does Gimp open up PDFs downloaded with Chromium?

Postby pepperminty on Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:19 pm

GSimpson,
The default viewer within Nautilus is Document Viewer. It is in Chromium that the default PDF opener is Gimp.
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Re: why does Gimp open up PDFs downloaded with Chromium?

Postby adrian1 on Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:04 pm

Hi,
I had the same problem. This worked for me:

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xdg-mime default atril.desktop application/pdf


where atril is the pdf viewer I use.
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Re: why does Gimp open up PDFs downloaded with Chromium?

Postby pepperminty on Fri Jun 08, 2012 6:40 am

adrian1 wrote:Hi,
I had the same problem. This worked for me:

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xdg-mime default atril.desktop application/pdf


where atril is the pdf viewer I use.


I use the PDF viewer installed by default in Mint13 MATE: Document Viewer 1.2.0. How do modify your code to use "Document Viewer" ?
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Re: why does Gimp open up PDFs downloaded with Chromium?

Postby kc1di on Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:01 am

you can try this.
in chromium go to settings > under the hood tab there is a button that say clear auto opening settings.
try clicking that see if it resets to doc viewer.
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Re: why does Gimp open up PDFs downloaded with Chromium?

Postby adrian1 on Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:10 pm

atril is the MATE Document Viewer.

@kc1di: This has nothing to do with auto opening.
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Re: why does Gimp open up PDFs downloaded with Chromium?

Postby jmdeking on Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:21 am

adrian1 wrote:Hi,
I had the same problem. This worked for me:

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xdg-mime default atril.desktop application/pdf


where atril is the pdf viewer I use.



Thank you so much, this fixed my problem. :)
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Re: why does Gimp open up PDFs downloaded with Chromium?

Postby ossdoc on Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:32 am

I've try to make the summary to solve this problem. I try to explain 3 ways to solve this problem. Hope it will help you.

:D

See this Article http://www.ossdoc.com/2013/02/how-to-change-default-application-to.html to know the solution.


Cheers.
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Re: why does Gimp open up PDFs downloaded with Chromium?

Postby jmdeking on Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:13 am

ossdoc wrote:I've try to make the summary to solve this problem. I try to explain 3 ways to solve this problem. Hope it will help you.

:D

See this Article http://www.ossdoc.com/2013/02/how-to-change-default-application-to.html to know the solution.


Cheers.


Thanks for your tutorial dude!
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