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

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Programatically modify file associations using standard interface

I know that there are some files /etc/gnome/defaults.list that store mime associations and are in format that should make editing them possible. But I am looking for a way that will handle at least ...
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Firefox opens downloaded PDFs in File Roller

When I download a PDF and try to open it from the Downloads window, it will attempt to open it in File Roller, which will complain that about PDF not being a supported archive type; I'd like to open ...
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Can’t add Mediainfo to Open With list (using Nemo or mimeopen)

[While researching this problem I have found a work-around, but I’m still curious to see if anyone can explain why this is happening.] In the past I’m certain I’d added mediainfo-gui to the Open With ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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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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UBUNTU 16.04: I have been trying to associate files with PlayOnLinux using this howto: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1940522

In step 2 my shortcuts folder is empty. I have installed Microsoft 2010 with playonlinux but cannot associate the file. if you know how to do this with winetricks (even if that means i have reinstall ...
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How disassociate VLC from video/audio files

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 and I have VLC & mplayer and audious. I want to keep VLC but use mplayer & audious as default players. While I change default player for video & audio player from ...
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Kate forces itself to be the default application for HTML

In the last few days, Kate took over opening HTML links and files. I want to get it back to Firefox, so I opened System Settings, went into Applications -> File Associations, found the text/html ...
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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 set the default file association in Ubuntu Nautilus 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 in Unity. Does anyone know how to do that now?
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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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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 to associate .pde with processing

On Ubuntu 14.04 in order to click on a PDE file and associate processing. Clicking launches gedit, the default for text files. right clicking on the icon shows the different programs that could be ...
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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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(SVG) File Association in Nautilus

After I upgrade the Ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10, nautilus is not associating .svg files with inkscape anymore (its mimetype is image/svg+xml). The Open With list does not have inkscape there. The same ...
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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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Change or reset default download application in Firefox

Every time I download a file in Firefox with an unknown extension, Firefox offers to open it with Password Gorilla (default). Firefox does show the proper application for known file types, e.g. pdf. ...
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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. Gnome-...
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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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How to “open with” .html in Kompozer or BlueGriffon

In 12.04 I was able to open .html files with Kompozer by right-clicking and selecting Open with. In 14.04 I am unable to find the options to Open with Kompozer. Trying to find the answer, I found ...
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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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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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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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Unable to restore Envince as default pdf viewer

I don't know why, but somehow "ImageMagick" gained the status of being my default PDF viewing application (I didn't set it manually, maybe it came with the installation of iscan or plex). Now, 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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How to force Krusader to use Ubuntu's file associations?

Is there a (semi-)automated way of forcing Krusader to use Ubuntu's (14.04) file associations? I know I can do it manually, for each file extension. But, for example, yesterday I installed ...
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JOSM file associations

If I download JOSM from the Ubuntu repo, I get a somewhat outdated version, but sound files attached to a GPX track will open directly in Totem, the associated application. If, however, I download ...
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File association fails for Gwenview

Kubuntu 14.10. Trying to associate .jpg, .gif, .png to Gwenview. File Association config shows gimp as preferred application, Gwenview in second place. I set Gwenview as first option and apply ...
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Problem setting VIM as standard text editor

I want to set vim (not gvim, not vi) as standard text editor. In the net there are the following suggestions to associate programs with file types. use sudo update-alternatives --config editor link ...
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Komodo Edit does not show correct file association icons

the main problem which I'm tring to resolve is that my Komodo Edit text editor all of a sudden began to show Mathematica icon for every file (yesterday I just had installed Mathematica 10). This is ...
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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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Associate file type with icon fails

I am trying to create file associations that will show my icon on file types. I created the file myapp-xxx.xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <mime-info xmlns="http://www....
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Mime type missing description?

I am trying to create file associations so I can double click a file and it will open with my program - and will associate an icon with that file type. I created the file myapp-xxx.xml: <?xml ...
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Globally associate file type with certain application

I don't need "Ubuntu-tweak" and i know about GUI method of associating certain files with certain applications using right click and "Open with". I am having problem setting filetype association ...
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How to change display app for sh scripts?

If I double click on sh script in Nautilus and choose Display, it opens it in the Emacs. I want to change into Sublime Text 3, by adding to the mimeapps.list: text/x-shellscript=sublime_text.desktop ...
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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 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 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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Prevent .zargo files to be opened as compressed files

I installed Argo UML (http://argouml.tigris.org/) on my PC with Ubuntu 14. 04. It's located in /opt/argouml. I've made a symbolic link to /usr/bin/argouml for /opt/argouml/argouml.sh. Also I've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wine program files association

this question has been asked in a general way before, but this is my first week with Ubuntu and I can't understand all the instructions here: How to associate a file with a program installed in wine ...
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How to associate .torrent files with utorrent server?

I just installed µTorrent Server for Ubuntu 12.04 (3.3 build 30470) using this step by step guide How to install utorrent step by step? and it works just fine. Now I want to start a torrent just by ...
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Firefox: change default application

Me default djvu viewer is okular: xdg-mime: $ xdg-mime query default image/vnd.djvu okular.desktop in $HOME/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list: [Added Associations] image/vnd.djvu=okular....
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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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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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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 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 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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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 ...