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Old 12-25-2001, 02:25 AM   #1
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Angry Ximian/Gnome mime-types

Hey folks, I've been bashing my head trying to figure out why my Ximian mime types are not being used.

For example I want to have it so that I can double click on an mpeg and have the preferred software load it. But no matter what I tell the mime-type to use it tries to use xanim. I've looked on the net for solutions but havn't found any. All I see are people with the same problem and no answers.

Are there files I can edit manually to change this behaviour? Anyone have a solution to this?

Old 05-16-2004, 06:38 AM   #2
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Did you have any luck with that? I recently downloaded GNOME 2.6 and have a similar problem. When I start "gnome-file-types-properties" everything seems to be allright. I see there a lerge list with known file types. But when I open Nautilus nothing works. If I try to add a new file type from within Nautilus (right click -> Open With -> An Application) the "add new file type" window opens and after I make all the changes nautilus still won't recognize any file types.
If you managed to find a response to this problem please post it.
Old 07-11-2004, 03:09 PM   #3
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Maybe you would like to visit the following thread, where I posted a solution that worked for me. Boy, was this ANNOYING. Hope this helps:



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