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Old 09-17-2007, 12:54 PM   #1
Einar Schlereth
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How to open GNOME files?


I use Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper) and Ubuntu desktop is based on Gnome.
And sometimes it happens that files are formatted with the Gnome icon
(without asking you) and I can't find a way to open them.
Thanks in advance
Einar
 
Old 09-17-2007, 12:56 PM   #2
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Umm you mean there's the foot-icon on the file? It probably means that the desktop system can't figure out which program to use to open it, and you'll have to find and open the program yourself, and load the file into it. What file is it?
Code:
file filename.xxx
may tell you the file's type, if it's known and can be figured out. Then just hunt down a program that opens such files and go ahead
 
Old 09-17-2007, 01:23 PM   #3
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Files that have the foot in them are (as for as I know) binaries. I'm afraid I don't see why you should want to open those in the first place.
 
  


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