default open

David Vincent dvincent at
Fri Sep 7 21:16:25 UTC 2007

norman wrote:
> When one right clicks on a file the first item on the menu is Open. This
> may have a particular application associated with it. Is it possible to
> change the application and, if so, how is this done please?
> Norman

right-click the file and choose properties, go to the "open with" tab 
and look at your options there.  changes made there are global for that 
file type so you can switch MP3s to open with say Amarok instead of XMMS 
if you prefer, etc.


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