Re: Default apps for files

On Wed, 2004-12-08 at 12:11 +0200, Manulite wrote:
> Subodh Soni wrote:
> >Hi,
> >I noticed this in the latest build of nautilus from CVS HEAD.
> >In the nautilus window when I click on a newly created file (be it .txt
> >or any other format through any application) I get the following error: 
> >"Couldn't display "/dir/containing/the/file/file"".
> >  
> >
> I made a  similar  post  recently,  I'm  having exactly the same 
> problem, not just the newly created files, but every file.
> >Is it an expected behavior ? and we need to associate an application for
> >any new files created to have them opened directly through nautilus.
> >Doesn't nautilus attach a default application for the files ?
> >OR, Is it a bug ?
> >OR, I am missing something obvious (might be missing some packages)
> >which needs to be done in order to get this working ? 
> >  
> >
> >I have built gnome 2.9.x through jhbuild.
> >  
> >
> I have gnome 2.8.1 built through garnome. maybe a missing package? Is 
> there somewhere where you configure file associations for nautilus?

IIRC, this stems from not setting the right path for XDG_(something) so
that nautilus can find the common freedesktop mime settings. But I don't
recall the exact details.


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