konqueror doesn't seem to identify file types properly

gabriel gabriel at trytel.com
Wed Oct 15 00:40:30 BST 2003

On October 14, 2003 04:38 pm, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> gabriel wrote:
> > is anyone else having this issue?  you have 10 or so files in a
> > directory, and even though they're all similarly named (xxxxxxxxxx.php)
> > the files are given different file types by konqueror!  in some cases,
> > the file is considered a "plain text file" and in others, it's called a
> > "c++ file" or a "c source file" or an "html file".
> >
> > now i would imagine that konquor tries to identify the filetype by
> > reading it somehow and decides it's filetype in that manner, but is there
> > a way to just get it to ignore that (since it's not doing it right
> > anyway) and just go by the extension? (.php).
> Just go to the: "File Associations" section of the Konqueror configure
> widget and create a new MIME type for 'php'.  You can check Google if you
> want to get the correct one, but for your purpose you can just use:
> "applications/x-php".  Be sure to enter the file extension.

thank you!
  you rock ;-)

btw, the actual mimetype designation is:  x-httpd-php (or so google tells me)

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