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change_default_text_editor_in_xubuntu [07.09.2012 12:00]
Pascal Suter created
change_default_text_editor_in_xubuntu [07.09.2012 12:03] (current)
Pascal Suter
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 so in order to switch from leafpad to gedit, simply <​code>​apt-get install gedit</​code>​ and then edit the above file <​code>​sudo gedit /​usr/​share/​xubuntu/​applications/​defaults.list</​code>​ and replace all occurences of "​leafpad"​ with "​gedit"​ and you are done.  so in order to switch from leafpad to gedit, simply <​code>​apt-get install gedit</​code>​ and then edit the above file <​code>​sudo gedit /​usr/​share/​xubuntu/​applications/​defaults.list</​code>​ and replace all occurences of "​leafpad"​ with "​gedit"​ and you are done. 
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 +===== change the default text editor on a per-user-basis =====
 +now since choosing the text editor is a religious thing among linux users, you might want to do this change for your own user only. if that is the case, copy all lines containing leafpad from the <​code>/​usr/​share/​xubuntu/​applications/​defaults.list</​code>​ file to a file called <​code>​.local/​share/​applications/​mimeapps.list</​code>​ and change those lines to your liking
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