Opening mugshot also opens Nextcloud?

On my main admin account in Manjaro, I use the Nextcloud desktop sync app. I’ve also changed the user image for this account using mugshot. All is well with my main user account.

I just created a second account without admin privileges for my kid’s gaming activities. I have an icon I want to use as his user image. But when I open mugshot, the Nextcloud desktop app ALSO opens. Happens every time. What on earth is going on?

Edit: I’m fully up-to-date with Manjaro as of this morning.

Problem persists and I really don’t know where to start. Any help would be appreciated.

It is probably a mime registration for image files which is now pointing the nextcloud client.

I checked the mime types on that account. Not a single one of the image types is associated with Nextcloud. Totally flummoxed.

One more question for anyone out there: Might this problem have anything at all to do with DBUS?

This is the only mime type with a “Nextcloud” references, and it’s not an image type:

One more update and hoping someone might have an idea of what to do: My admin account does not have this problem, but any new non-admin user account I create does have the problem.

As was mentioned in other posts, it is caused by the Nextcloud dbus service triggered by all programms that depend on GTK3/4.

A workaround is to disable the dbus service by overriding it, e.g. as described in [D-Bus - ArchWiki]:

  • $ mkdir -p ~/.local/share/dbus-1/services/
  • $ cp /usr/share/dbus-1/services/com.nextcloudgmbh.Nextcloud.service ~/.local/share/dbus-1/services/
  • $ sed -i 's|^Exec=.*|Exec=/bin/false|' ~/.local/share/dbus-1/services/com.nextcloudgmbh.Nextcloud.service

Don’t know how to make it work without needing to reboot though.

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