cpm@

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Regarding your first question:

First, be sure that you have installed these files:
Code:
% la /usr/local/share/applications/nautilus*
/usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-autorun-software.desktop
/usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-classic.desktop
/usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-connect-server.desktop
Then run the following command xdg-mime default nautilus*.desktop inode/directory

Read xdg-mime(1) manpage for details.
 
I have those application files installed, but running the mentioned xdg-mime(1) command produces an error message
Code:
~ % ll /usr/local/share/applications/nautilus*
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  2999 Jan 28 17:55 /usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-autorun-software.desktop
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel   439 Jan 28 17:55 /usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-classic.desktop
-rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  4715 Jan 28 17:55 /usr/local/share/applications/nautilus-connect-server.desktop
~ % xdg-mime default nautilus*.desktop inode/directory
zsh: no matches found: nautilus*.desktop
I also tried to create an nautilus.desktop file by modifying the contents of another *.desktop file and used xdg-mime(1) to assign that application file I created as the default handler for inode/directory, but it did not work :(
 
For googlers or people having the same issues...

I managed to fix the first problem by editing ~/.config/mimeapps.list file. One need to find the line below and update it accordingly (make sure you have proper *.desktop file in place)
Code:
inode/directory=nemo.desktop
For the second problem about x11-fm/nautilus, I created a bug report in bugzilla. Seems like using x11-fm/nemo instead of x11-fm/nautilus is a better solution for now.
 

cpm@

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I'm sorry. I guessed that I explained it properly o_O

You only need to run this command with each *.desktop file
Code:
% xdg-mime default nautilus-autorun-software.desktop inode/directory
% xdg-mime default nautilus-classic.desktop inode/directory
% xdg-mime default nautilus-connect-server.desktop inode/directory
It's necessary to disable caja desktop handling using the following command
Code:
$ gsettings set org.mate.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false
$ killall caja
Also you can test the result xdg-open $HOME
 
I'm sorry. I guessed that I explained it properly o_O

You only need to run this command with each *.desktop file
No worries, my bad... I should have tried it in the first place....

As I mentioned, since there is an issues with x11-fm/nautilus, I decided to use x11-fm/nemo instead. The good news is, somebody has picked up the case already and was able to reproduce the problem (partially).
 

cpm@

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Well, if you want to use x11-fm/nautilus as default file manager.

Change in $HOME/.config/mimeapps.list
Code:
[Default Applications]
inode/directory=org.gnome.Nautilus.desktop
 

cpm@

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Please, consider if you want to know the most important changes, they are kept track of them on the NEWS file and you have the roadmap in the wiki of nautilus.
 
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