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* [[User:Whoops|Whoops]] 11:18, 14 April 2009 (EDT) : I'm not sure if the "Dark Desktop Themes" Tip I added (a) works for all other DE's (b) concerns enough people so it's supposed to be here in the main article (instead of "Tips & Tweaks" or something). Also there might be a better solution, but I haven't been able to find one - been searching around quite some time until I settled for this one, so I put it here.
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== Regarding default file manager ==
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The newest edit by James Eder regarding setting the default file manager in System Settings doesn't work. On my box, Dolphin is set as the default File Manager in System Settings and Firefox still opens containing folder with cervisia, at least for me.
  
== File associations ==
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Instead of editing the global file, which breaks during an upgrade, you can also edit your defaults.list-- which doesn't break after an upgrade.  I've fixed this in my revision.
  
For non-GNOME users, Firefox may not associate file types (in the "Open With" part of the download dialog). Installing libgnome ammends the problem:
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== Interface fonts ==
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Had a world of pain trying to get the fonts to look nice in FF after upgrading from Ubuntu to Arch. Noticed that FF wanted to look for the fonts in ~/.fonts.conf, so fixed the interface fonts using something like this: {{bc|$ mv ~/.fonts.conf ~/.fonts.conf.$(date -Ins) ; ln -s /etc/fonts/fonts.conf ~/.fonts.conf}}
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Not sure if that's ok or breaks the system for something else, but worked for me. --[[User:Dave B|Dave B]] ([[User talk:Dave B|talk]]) 10:00, 22 September 2012 (UTC)

Revision as of 10:13, 24 September 2012

Regarding default file manager

The newest edit by James Eder regarding setting the default file manager in System Settings doesn't work. On my box, Dolphin is set as the default File Manager in System Settings and Firefox still opens containing folder with cervisia, at least for me.

Instead of editing the global file, which breaks during an upgrade, you can also edit your defaults.list-- which doesn't break after an upgrade. I've fixed this in my revision.

Interface fonts

Had a world of pain trying to get the fonts to look nice in FF after upgrading from Ubuntu to Arch. Noticed that FF wanted to look for the fonts in ~/.fonts.conf, so fixed the interface fonts using something like this:
$ mv ~/.fonts.conf ~/.fonts.conf.$(date -Ins) ; ln -s /etc/fonts/fonts.conf ~/.fonts.conf

Not sure if that's ok or breaks the system for something else, but worked for me. --Dave B (talk) 10:00, 22 September 2012 (UTC)