Re: Setting default open with programs in Gnome2

On Fri, 2002-07-26 at 00:33, Mark C wrote:
> Hi, 
> I've installed several version of Gnome2 right from the near first
> snapshot up until the official and all the new version of the programs.
> (wiping out my  home directory each time, just in case)
> One thing has plagued it, and that's the mime type settings.
> it seems some are set and some arn't.
> Yet if you check in the main settings they are associated with a
> program.
> Example: 
> If I have say a zip file, if I click it I get the usual Nautilus cannot
> open, so I then go to the select a program to open with from the options
> it provide and this works great, I can select say 'fileroller'.
> I then ok it and click on the file again and get the same menu, I then
> go back through the same options, but this time it listed to use file
> roller.
> It not listed on the application when I right click either.
> Also manually going to the settings to select it as well doesn't hold
> the settings.
> Is GConf responsible for this?
> Is so is there a workaround, as this is starting to get a tad annoying.
> The above was an example (fileroller does open when clicking zip files),
> but I can give some real example if wanted.
> Mark

Gnome-vfs puts settings in .gnome not .gnome2, on my system after I
cleared the mime files everything nearly works (titles are wierd)

Try it and report back

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