run by mimetype feature

LiNuCe linuce at
Wed Apr 7 21:26:28 CEST 2004


    How does mimetype associations will be "guessed" ? By using the 
shared-mime-info library ? by extension ? Sorry if it seems to be a dumb 
question but I'm running XFCE 4.0.4, not the CVS version. Thanks for 
your answer.

edscott wilson garcia:
> If a valid path (not a directory) is specified as an argument in the
> command line of xffm or xftree4, the mimetype associated program will be
> used to open the program without loading any xffm libraries or modules
> (except the mime module, of course). If no valid associated program
> exists for the mimetype, then xfrun4 will pop up so the user can choose
> what application to use to open the file (xfrun4 now accepts a valid
> path as an argument to use with the program to be run).


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