konqueror open some links with multimedia composant

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Sat Aug 30 03:23:55 BST 2003

Christian Mueller wrote:
> Am Freitag, 29. August 2003 03:19 schrieb James Richard Tyrer:

>>>Why is it calling the multimedia part?
>>If the file has a MIME type link (a file association), then Konqueror will
>>use it.
> Yes.
> I checked the link 
> http://registry.gimp.org/file/slime.scm?action=download&id=256
> It's a gimp script, but the web server sets the HTTP header
> Content-Type: application/octet-stream
> On my system application/octet-stream is associated with 
> KMPlayer, and set to use it as external viewer.  And that's 
> what happens here.  
Normally, that MIME type should have nothing associated with it.

If you have:


in the mimelnk file, then it should ask before opening unless you have 
disabled that.


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