Re: mime types

On Tue, 2008-09-23 at 22:53 +0200, Sven Arvidsson wrote: 
> On Tue, 2008-09-23 at 14:13 -0600, Robert Jerrard wrote:
> > Anyone had any experience with 
> > 
> > /etc/gnome/epiphany/mime-types-permissions.xml
> > 
> > I wondered whether adding a mime type for texmacs to this file would
> > allow Epiphany to recognize texmacs files. I am hesitant to just try it
> > as any fallout would affect an entire network of users, not just me.
> Unless I'm mistaken, the correct way to handle this would be to specify
> the mime type for texmacs and the application to handle it in
> defaults.list. 
> defaults.list exists both system wide and for your user, (in
> ~/.local/share/applications/defaults.list) so it should be safe to
> experiment with.
> It's documented here,
> HTH,

Thanks for the link Sven. In fact, when I look at the defaults.list file
of mine it already specifies what I want for texmacs and pdf:

[Default Applications]

So I guess Epiphany does not use this file.

Dr. Robert J. Jerrard, Professor of Mathematics,
Concordia University College of Alberta,
7128 Ada Blvd., Edmonton, Alberta, T5B 4E4, Canada.
Phone: 780-479-9291, Fax: 780-474-1933.

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