On Wed, 2008-03-19 at 18:23 +0100, wwp wrote:
> Hello Rex,
> On Wed, 19 Mar 2008 08:58:11 -0500 Rex Dieter <email@example.com> wrote:
> > wwp wrote:
> > >> > I can't get some custom MIME settings to work in GNOME and XFCE. When I
> > >> > set them using xdg-utils and the xdg-mime command I use returns 0.
> > >> > konqueror even acknowledges the changes. I tried restarting my GNOME
> > >> > and XFCE sessions, but my custom MIME types are not effective in
> > >> > nautilus and thunar.
> > >>
> > >> kde (v3 anyway) uses a different MIME system than gnome/xfce(*), so
> > >> setting a mimetype within a kde3 session affects *only* kde (and
> > >> like-wise setting a mime association from within gnome/xfce won't touch
> > >> kde).
> > >
> > > Well, except that I don't use a KDE-specific way to define MIME, I use
> > > xdg-utils, which are - tell me if I'm wrong - supposed to do it for
> > > KDE/GNOME/whatever desktops they support and are installed?
> > OK, you're wrong.
That's not how xdg-utils (mime support anyway),
> > works, I'm afraid.
> > It operates on whichever desktop you're currently in (only), not on all
> > desktops currently installed.
> OK, good to know! Thanks for the tip. My assertion about MIME install
> was wrongly deduced by the fact that xdg-desktop-icon and
> xdg-desktop-menu does affect all (installed) desktops with one call
A guy could always wish, however.
Wouldn't that be a really nice
world to live in?? <grins> Ric
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..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
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