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restore document viewer as my default application for pdf

asked 2018-09-12 08:16:11 -0500

lhirlimann gravatar image

I have installed MasterPDF editor and now it seems that my default application to open PDF is set to it. I'd like to revert that to Document Viewer. How does one do that?

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answered 2018-09-12 08:21:26 -0500

lhirlimann gravatar image

And I found the answer to my question. Find a pdf file and : [ludovic@saraan Downloads]$ mimeopen -d file.pdf Please choose a default application for files of type application/pdf

choose the one wanted.

Documentation at

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answered 2018-09-12 09:28:42 -0500

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Nautilus, right button on any pdf file -> Properties (or Ctrl+I) -> Open with, choose default application. That's all.

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