Removing WINE file associations

I keep WINE installed for the sole purpose of playing StarCraft – BroodWar if I happen to be in a nostalgic mood. Annoyingly, WINE tends to “steal” a lot of the file associations from other programs. For example if I want to open a text file, Notepad insists on doing this. Come on…

The solution I have is to just delete all file associations for WINE programs. Go to ~/.local/share/applications and delete everything that begins with wine-extension.

Whew!



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