Problem with files association between Scribus and Konqueror

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Fri Nov 12 04:54:41 GMT 2004

Laurent Rathle wrote:
> Hello,
> Recently, I made a document with Scribus and recorded it as toto.sla. Wanting 
> to open all those types of documents with Konqueror, I've first right cliqued 
> on this file and choosed Open with -> Other... -> scribus. I checked always 
> use this application for those files and now, I just have to click on a .sla 
> file to open it with Scribus. The problem is that when I want to see the 
> source code of a web page, Konqueror launch Scribus and try to open the file 
> in it, which fails. I've made a simple html page on my machine to check 
> again, it's the same.
> Is there something I haven't seen or is it a bug ? .sla and .html files aren't 
> the same, I think.

In order for that to work, you must have a MIME type.

So, first undo what you did. :-)

You need to install this file in: $KDEDIR/share/mimelnk/application/

[Desktop Entry]
Comment=Scribus Files


with permissions root:root:644

{change the path to the icon if needed}.

Then run:


Then you should have the proper icon on a SLA file and can do it again and it 
should work.

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