[kde-linux] Mime types and Slackware

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Wed Jul 27 12:38:29 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 27 July 2005 14:30, Fernando Lujan wrote:
> On 7/26/05, James Richard Tyrer <tyrerj at acm.org> wrote:
> > Fernando Lujan wrote:
> > IIUC, no you can't do this.  If you want files of a certain type to open
> > with a certain application, you need to make a specific File Association
> > for that file type and that application.
> For sure, but it would be cool to have a application which did this
> task. It would promote a better integration between the desktops. :)

The generic MIME type handler application for KDE would be kfmclient
#> kfmclient exec file/url
will launch the application associated with the MIME type of the given file or 

If the MIME type is known beforehand, it can be supplied as an additional 

#> kfmlclient exec file/url mimetype

Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
Moderator: www.mrunix.de (German), www.qtforum.org
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