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Re: [SLE] Odd message pops up everytime I click on home directory and other icons
  • From: Gil Weber <gil@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 09:11:24 -0400
  • Message-id: <200604070911.24897.gil@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu April 6 2006 11:23 pm, Carl Hartung wrote:
> On Thursday 06 April 2006 22:00, Gil Weber wrote:
> > Could not find mime type application/octet-stream
>
> Hi Gil,
>
> A little Google research seems to indicate that your file
> associations (mime-types) have been damaged in some way. You can try
> correcting this by copying over the contents of
> ~/.kde/share/mimelnk/application/ from another (unbroken) user's
> directory. Just be sure to set correct ownership and permissions
> afterwards.
>
> regards,
>
> Carl


Carl,

I copied the contents from my SuSE 9.3 desktop to the SuSE 10.0 laptop,
and the problem went away! I don't know if I've imported other
problems by using stuff from 9.3, but at least for the moment things
seem OK.

Many thanks!
Gil

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