File extensions such as .Jpg .and .ogg, and issues with association.

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I want to associate a file type to an installed program (Deluge), but it doesn't appear in the “Open with” menu.

I am trying to associate magnet links to Deluge, but it doesn't appear in the "Choose program to open with" menu, or the "More programs" menu. There is an option within Deluge to associate magnet ...
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Music lens ignores file assocations in 12.04

I've tried various tools, including Unity Tweak, file properties, and Details>Default Applications to assign all audio files to deadbeef, but the music lens stubbornly continues to open songs with ...
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xoj (Xournal) files handled as gzip despite presence of correct MIME type

So I had to uninstall the ppa version of Xournal and build from source (with a modification). And now .xoj files open automatically with KDE's archive manager Ark, and are identified as being of type ...
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How do I set the default file association in Ubuntu 13.10 Nautilus/Files with Unity to something that is not listed in the Open With tab?

There used to be an option for adding unlisted commands, but it seems to be gone. Does anyone know how to do that now?
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Associating file types in Ubuntu 13.10

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to the latest release, saucy-salamander, also known as Ubuntu 13.10. I am facing problems with associating file types to applications. Instead of the traditional ...
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How is it determined which application is to open a file of specific mime-type?

I saw the following question, but I can't comment yet. So I decided to create a separate one. I have both transmission and deluge installed. And I have no association for application/x-bittorrent ...
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How to add a custom program to “Open With” list of programs in Xubuntu 13.04? How to associate a file with a program to open it with?

How to associate file types with Sublime Text 2? have downloaded Sublime Text 2. I've unpacked it in /opt/Sublime Text 2/ directory. Now I want to open all .conf files with ST2. But I can't set this ...
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Broken file type associations after running update-mime-database

After running sudo update-mime-database /usr/share/mime my gnome doesn't recognize any file types anymore. In Nautilus all files are now text/plain type and all now open with gedit by default. ...
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How to make all filetypes open in a certain program?

I want every filetype to open in Leafpad. I tried to edit /usr/share/applications/defaults.list to associate file types. But I want all filetypes to open in a certain program, with maybe something ...
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how can I change file association globally?

gedit is set by default to open about any source file. I've gone through the file properties and changed default application to VIM for C and C++ files. I'd need to do this for any source file I open ...
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Is there any application for editing the file type associations? [duplicate]

Somehow, on my computer at work the default application for JPG files is ... wine ! Wine is not even installed anymore. I can "open with" other applications. But no matter what i've tried "wine" ...
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Associate file extension with wine program run through PlayOnLinux wrapper

I suspect this may not be doable, but is there a way for me to associate a given file extension (in this case, .ppt or .pptx files) with a program run through Wine with the PlayOnLinux wrapper ...
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How to associate file types with wine in nautilus

I have Ubuntu 12.10 with Nautilus 3.4.2. After installing wine "apt-get install wine" are exe files still associated with the archive manager. In previous versions of ubuntu I've always right ...
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How to open a file with drag to application?

I use GpsPrune to view some gps dumps, unfortunately there is no setting to double-click and open the files in the viewer. In older versions of Ubuntu you could just drag any file to the icon of an ...
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How to set netbeans 7.2 as my default PHP IDE on ubuntu 12.10

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit ... I have installed XAMPP and Netbeans 7.2 IDE. The problem is I can't open any PHP file using Netbeans IDE and when I click "open with" I can't find Netbeans within the ...
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Why can't I easily open .py files with IDLE using right click?

I have visited this question and tried everything mentioned with no success: How do I set IDLE as default editor for python scripts Ubuntu 12.04 Python 2.7 IDLE(Using Python-2.7) When I ...
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Setting a file types default program to be a Jar file

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I have a file with an extension .sbd and I have a jar file (that I've written) that can open these extensions. However, I want to be able to click on the .sbd file and have the ...
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Associate .mm files with Freeplane

I use Freeplane mind-mapping software. It creates .mm files which Nautilus reports as Troff MM input document. I want to be able to open a file with Freeplane by double-clicking it in Nautilus. I ...
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associating files with same MIME but different file extensions to differentt applications

How can I associate files with same MIME but different extensions to different applications. For example both .maff & .zip files have application/zip MIME ; But I need to open .maff by Firefox and ...
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How do I get kubuntu to open RTF files in Libre office

Using Kubuntu 12.04.01 on a dual-boot computer, I have entered System Settings >File Association to open rtf and richtext files with LibreOffice Writer set as preference over Kate and GNUEmacs. I have ...
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How to associate file types with Sublime Text 2?

I installed Sublime Text using this tutorial http://www.technoreply.com/how-to-install-sublime-text-2-on-ubuntu-12-04-unity/ I want to associate Sublime with css, js and php files. I added the ...
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How to change “Open With” with force and fury? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change Open With list (remove somthing or change) This question is obviously NOT a duplicate as actual reading more than one sentence will show. Every [too ...
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Remove Wine's Notepad from “Open With” options

A few facts: I use Wine. Wine ships its own version of Notepad. For some files, this copy of Notepad has somehow become associated. There is no possibility of me ever actually wanting to open anything ...
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How can I eliminate wine application options from Thunar's context menu?

I have Xfce and in Thunar file association are changing randomly, to wine applications like jpeg and png to Internet Explorer and mp3 to Windows Media Player. I change it back to gpicview and Totem ...
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How to get Yelp to open the docs?

quickly tutorial Result: An empty Yelp window with the XML file opened in gedit. yelp /usr/share/quickly/templates/ubuntu-application/help/tutorial.xml --> Exactly the same problem. Worked fine a ...
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How does Ubuntu create “user-defined” file associations?

I'm afraid my question's gonna look like a rant, but I'm really curious how such terrible setting have got created. According to this answer, any customizations that you make are stored in your home ...
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How to register a shell script as the main application for a given file extension

I have a shell script "the_script" that I would like to register as the default application for the files with the extension ".ext". For this purpose, I have written an xml file to register the mime ...
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How can I associate .doc files to MS Word 2010 using the same .desktop file as launcher?

I'm trying to associate .doc and .docx files to MS Word 2010 using the same .desktop file as Unity dash and launcher, so I can use the Word icon in launcher. I tried: [Desktop Entry] Name=Microsoft ...
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Change all associations from gedit to another application

I started using Sublime Text 2 a week or so ago and I loved it so much I've spent $60 on it and now want to use it for everything. Gedit currently has ownership of most of the text file associations. ...
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In KDE, how can I make totem the lowest priority program in all associated file types

I just installed the ubuntu-desktop package on Kubuntu to try out unity, but now all my file associations have been stolen from my (painstakingly optimised) defaults (amarok, k3b, dragon player) to ...
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How to open php files on Eclipse PDT Indigo

Since I have downloaded and installed the Eclipse PDT Indigo, I want to make it opens automatically files with .php extension. Before Oneiric's release, simply right clicking on any .php file, ...
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Everything opens dolphin file manager windows [closed]

Every kind of file I open through ubuntu dash or via firefox download window instead of directly open the right application it launches a dolphin window straight to the path of the file and just then ...
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How do I unassociate executables with wine?

I want to un-associate executables to open with wine, for security reasons I'm using Lubuntu 11.10, how can I do this?
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Create a file type association for my Truecrypt volumes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Creating .desktop files to use on the “Open with other application” tab i have installed truecrypt in windows tc extensions are aasociated with truecrypt my ...
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How do I add an alternative “open with” command for text files in Kubuntu?

On Kubuntu 11.04 I just installed gvim, which magically added an "open with gvim" for a bunch of text files. Great, but I would like to add another one in order to start gvim on the given file and ...
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“The location is not a folder” error when opening files

I'm aware of this other question and i'm making a new one because that solutions there were not enough for my problem. I installed xfce and pcmanfm on top of my vanilla ubuntu 10.10 installation. ...
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Wrong app starts (VLC) instead of Nautilus while opening a directory (Ubuntu One personal Cloud, Documents) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: VLC is set to open the folders (Home, desktop, documents etc) in the Places menu. How to reset this? Opening a Nautilus bookmark launches VLC / browser I start Ubuntu ...
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How to associate file extension (not file type) for a particular application?

I use taskcoach to create a list of my tasks. The data I entered was saved, say, in tasks.tsk on my Desktop. Internally, this is an XML file of specific structure. Now whenever I open it, it opens ...
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How to associate all file types within Wine with its corresponding native application?

This is easily done for a single file type, as answered in How to associate a file type within Wine with a native application?, by creating a .reg for the desired filetype. But this is for AVI only. I ...
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Web browser downloads only open target folders - cannot open files

After installing xubuntu packages in order to check xfce, I reverted back to gnome2. During the first login, I noticed that thunar was now selected as the default file manager. Preferred applications ...
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How can I deal with file association in different application(not in Nautilus)?

Maybe i don't understand the system. Upgraded to (reinstalled) Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any way the applications can use something that i set in nautilus, or it's just a wrong idea about the usage? In ...
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JPEG files default to “bless” (Hex Editor), not to “eog” (Image Viewer)

I opened a JPEG file once with the HEX editor bless. Now Nautilus and GNOME in general have associated all JPEG files with bless. How do I get it to go back to eog (Image Viewer)? I've tried enabling ...
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How to associate a file type within Wine with a native application?

For example, I want all avi files to be associated with mplayer in Wine mplayer /home/user/myvideo.avi Edit from Oli: I believe this this actually the inverse of what most people would assume from ...
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Firefox application associations not working

No matter what changes i make to file associations (actions) in the 'Applications' tab in Firefox, they're totally ignored. For example, i set .wmv and .avi files to open with 'smplayer' but when i ...
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Where are file associations stored?

How does Ubuntu or any other Linux systems store file associations? Is there some /etc/asscociations file or something? I know that I can right click on file and change it via "open with", but I'm ...
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VLC is set to open the folders (Home, desktop, documents etc) in the Places menu. How to reset this?

So I downloaded something with Kget and somehow set all the folders in the Places menu to open in VLC rather than in the default file manager. How do I clear this?
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What is the relationship between MIME types and File .extensions?

I may have the wrong idea here, but I thought that: MIME types are identifying codes, embedded inside a file. File .extensions are idenifying codes, suffixed to the file's name. I thought, from ...