File associations, Mime-types and X

hackmiester (Hunter Fuller) hackmiester at
Mon Aug 28 01:09:11 UTC 2006

On 27 August 2006, at 19:36, Steve Lake wrote:

>         Just curious of something.  How are file associations  
> handled in Freebsd?  Are they handled on the OS level, Xwindows, or  
> is it handled by the actual Window Manager such as KDE or Gnome?

Your file manager determines which app to run to open a certain file.

> Just curious because I'm trying to help someone troubleshoot  
> something he's developing.  Thanks.
> Steven Lake
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