Theresa Arzadon-Labajo

Gnome Places brings up LibreOffice

Posted by Theresa Arzadon-Labajo (tarzadon) on Mar 27 2013
Tech Stuff >> Unix-Linux

Any folder or filesystem selected in Start->Places, brings up libreoffice which then would say it could not open up the program.....Obviously.

I thought that by uninstalling libreoffice, the file manager would go back to normal, but then it started complaining:

Failed to execute default File Manager
        Failed to execute child process "/usr/bin/oocalc" (No such file or directory).

I found the file ~/.config/xfce4/helpers.rc, which had the contents:

I changed the contents to:
and now Places works properly. No idea how it got set to libreoffice in the first place!

Last changed: Feb 27 2020 at 4:03 PM