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How to associate file types with Sublime Text 2? have downloaded Sublime Text 2. I've unpacked it in /opt/Sublime Text 2/ directory.



Now I want to open all .conf files with ST2. But I can't set this easily. Xubuntu doesn't offer ST2 in the list of Open With programs.



I do:



right-click on the fonts.conf >> Properties... >> Open With >> Other Application.



And an Open With window appears. And it doesn't have ST2 application.



How either to add ST2 to the Open With list or how to associate a file with ST2?



UPD:



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I found this way. And without any command line typing, which is good.




  1. In "File Manager" right click on a file (e.g. file.conf) you want to be opened by Sublime Text 2 (or any other application).


  2. Choose "Properties". A window titled file.conf - Properties should appear.


  3. In its tab "General" click "Open With:" and then choose "Other Application...". A window titled Open With should appear.


  4. At the bottom of this window select "Use a custom command:" option and then "Browse...".


  5. Browse to the necessary executable, Sublime Text 2, for example.




The most important part now: before click Ok put the selected path into double quotes, e.g.:



"/opt/Sublime Text 2/sublime_text"


because otherwise it cannot accept the path .


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