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Old 10-12-2005, 09:45 AM   #1
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default application for .csv

On a system-wide basis, how change the default application for .csv (comma separated values) from gedit to

Our terminal server is running Fedora Core 4.
Old 10-12-2005, 11:47 AM   #2
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Openoffice is a GUI application. Obviously there is no system-wide option for this, it depends what desktop you are using. For Gnome, right click on the file in Nautilus, Properties ...
Old 11-04-2005, 03:24 PM   #3
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Sorry. I meant to write that this is for Gnome/Nautilus (and KDE/Konqueror too would be nice), and by "system wide" I mean "for all users" because this computer has 20-40 users.

When Nautilus sees a CSV file, it somehow has to decide which application to use to open it. In our case, the default is gedit, but would be more useful.

I think the solution is in /usr/share/mime-info/


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