gnome 2.8 mime associations
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Fri Oct 1 18:04:57 PDT 2004
On Fri, 2004-10-01 at 20:59, Anton Alin-Adrian wrote:
> I just installed gnome 2.8 from the marcuscom.com tinderbox, and
> everything is great and neat, except mimes are completely broken.
Define, "completely broken."
> I reinstalled gnome-mime from ports, latest nautilus. The gnome-vfs from
> the tinderbox is the latest.
> Apparantely gnome control center from the tinderbox does not come with the
> capplet for manually setting mimes.
Read the GNOME online help. The MIME system has changed in 2.8. All
MIME changes must go through Nautilus.
> The mimes in /usr/X11R6/share.. appear to be allright, i tried copying
> them in the $HOME/.gnome/mime-info/ dir but without effect.
> So not only that all mimes are broken, but I also can't add them manually.
> (or i did it in the wrong way by using vi)
> If would really appreciate if anyone knows some possible fix for this and
> shares it with me.
You need to provide more details than simply saying something is
broken. Provide screenshots, expected behavior, files in question, and
steps to reproduce.
> Thanks a lot for your time.
> Yours Sincerely,
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