[Thunar-dev] Changing the mimetype of a file.

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Thu Jul 27 11:14:27 CEST 2006

Biju Chacko wrote:
>>>I have a kind of file: *.tjp that is plain text with a C-like syntax.
>>>Thunar thinks it's a C header and associates it accordingly. I'd like to
>>>change it's association without modifying the C header association. How  
>>>I do that?
>>Add a glob rule for *.tjp to the shared-mime-database (see the
>>freedesktop.org website for details).
> Well, I knew of *that* method -- I was hoping to be able to do it within  
> thunar itself since that is what a non-technical user would expect. Oh  
> well, time to read some docs ...
> :-/

No, that's not really the job of the file manager. But feel free to
contribute a MIME database editor. ;-)

> -- b


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