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elprawn 05-10-2010 11:11 AM

Updating one MIME database from another.
Hello there,

I wasn't sure exactly which forum to ask this in, but my basic query is as follows. I have two computers connected via a local network. Computer A has a much more comprehensive MIME database than computer B, so I'd like to update B with all the type definitions from A that it lacks, across my network somehow.

I tried simply copying all the xml files to the /usr/share/mime directory of B that it lacked from the /usr/share/mime directory of A, then running

update-mime-database /usr/share/mime
on computer B, but this didn't work.

I was wondering if anyone knows the correct way to go about carrying out this procedure?

Thank you for your time.


elprawn 05-16-2010 09:51 PM

Any ideas, anyone?


elprawn 05-29-2010 06:23 AM


elprawn 06-04-2010 09:43 AM


elprawn 06-24-2010 06:30 PM


elprawn 08-08-2011 06:15 PM

I'd still love an answer to this if anybody out there is able to provide one. :)

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