9 How to set your preferred applications on Plasma

Every desktop has its own way of ensuring that you can set your preferred application when you click on an url, open a terminal or a file manager.

On Plasma you need to type “default” or “applications” in the menu and you will get a settings windows where you can setĀ 

  • email client
  • file manager
  • terminal
  • browser

In the picture beneath I show you where the default applications settings reside inside the system settings.

Plasma Challenge

You can follow our tutorials based on either of two ISO’s.

1. ArcoLinuxB Plasma (recommended)

We record the plasma video’s on an SSD installed from theĀ ArcoLinuxB Plasma ISO.
You can either create your very own ArcoLinuxB Plasma ISO following this tutorial or download it from Sourceforge. (ArcoLinuxB-plasma-18.11.2.ISO of 4.3 GB – games included)

2. ArcoLinuxD Plasma

You can also use the ArcoLinuxD ISO and then install Plasma with the help of the github scripts. This will not be an exact copy of the ISO.

Learn about the Plasma desktop and enjoy it.