LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions
User Name
Password
Linux - Distributions This forum is for Distribution specific questions.
Red Hat, Slackware, Debian, Novell, LFS, Mandriva, Ubuntu, Fedora - the list goes on and on... Note: An (*) indicates there is no official participation from that distribution here at LQ.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 08-11-2002, 12:55 PM   #1
jjay02
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2002
Posts: 14

Rep: Reputation: 0
Angry It is impossible to open the zip files from floppy disk or cd rom


Hi,

the Nautilus application is invasive and appears with the following info:
"It is impossible to show the position; Nautilus has not any viewer installed able to show "/mnt/floppy/filename.zip".
I have tried in vain to configure the right program like "x-zip" from the Gnome Control Center by selecting "File Types and Programs":
I read there:
Description: Zip Archive; MIME Type: Application/zip; Extension: .zip; Default Action: none ( even If "Open With Application" is automatically enabled in the Default Action section ).
Should I click the "Edit List" and "Add Application" button? ( what should I type in there?
"Application Name"?
"Application Command"?
Thanks, Julian
 
Old 08-11-2002, 06:52 PM   #2
Mara
Moderator
 
Registered: Feb 2002
Location: Grenoble
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 9,539

Rep: Reputation: 149Reputation: 149
I don't have Nautilus now to check, but I think that AddApplication will be OK, Application Name - "x-zip", Application Command - "x-zip" (or any other zip program you have).
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Impossible to acces/read/write on my Zip Disk ordx Linux - Hardware 4 12-01-2003 12:32 PM
Help ! : impossible to read the table partition of my Zip Disk ordx Linux - General 1 11-30-2003 01:23 PM
mounting CD-ROM and ZIP disk Murdock1979 Linux - Newbie 18 10-28-2003 04:16 AM
how to add cd-rom, dvd-rom, floppy, hard disk icons on gnome desktop? spyghost Linux - Software 6 09-21-2003 06:44 PM
how to open zip files ksgill Linux - Newbie 3 06-05-2003 11:26 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:45 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration