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Old 06-27-2004, 01:21 PM   #1
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/etc/mailcap not there

I am missing /etc/mailcap and need it for a package, does it not come in slackware or is there something im missin here
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It comes from metamail package
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I have metamail-2.7-i486-2.tgz installed but still no /etc/mailcap ? Am i doing something wrong ???

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It doesn't come with Slack by can always create it yourself, or install the bittorrent client from the extra directory in the install cd or ftp mirror which has this file...........You can also run the command

touch /etc/mailcap

to create an empty mailcap file (you must be root)............And this is the entry used by the bittorrent client

application/x-bittorrent; /usr/bin/ '%s' ;

Note: Read the manpages for the correct syntax, 'man mailcap' (this manpage is installed by the "metamail" pkg).................


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