Little problems with mimetypes

David Faure faure at
Wed May 23 22:25:34 BST 2007

On Wednesday 23 May 2007, Nicolas L├ęcureuil wrote:
> /usr/share/mimelnk/application/msexcel.desktop
> If they are defined, why kbuildsycoca doesn't find them ?

Is this about kde3 or kde4?
In kde4 the tool is called kbuildsycoca4, and it doesn't use desktop files anymore,
it uses /usr/share/mime (shared mime info).
If this is about kde3 then I have no clue, it should work as you describe.

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