Benjamin Rossen b.rossen at onsnet.nu
Wed Jan 12 12:34:53 GMT 2005

Thanks Nicolas 

I worked. Can I be sure that I haven't destroyed some kind of functionality; 
the ability to run a bin file from an e-mail attachment, for example 
(although from the point of security, that might not be a bad thing)?


On Wednesday 12 January 2005 12:54, Nicolas Ouellette wrote:
> Le 12 Janvier 2005 06:36, Benjamin Rossen a écrit :
> > Everytime my X-windows initiates and every time I start Konquorer I get an
> > error message, as follows:
> >
> > "Could not find MIME type application/octet-stream"
> >
> > What does this mean? I thought that an octet-stream was the way a binary
> > file appeared to the OS as it initaties execution. Is that a MIME type?
> >
> > Please advise me.
> Had the same problem recently.  Just delete  the file (or files, if you have 
> more than one) ~/.kde/share/mimelnk/application/octet-stream.desktop.  It 
> should do the trick.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Nicolas Ouellette
> Étudiant au M.A., philosophie
> Registered linux user #368073
> GPG: 0xDO28A831
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