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

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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 ...