mime type error

John R. Sowden jsowden at americansentry.net
Wed Sep 28 00:34:21 BST 2005

On Tue September 27 2005 14:27, John R. Sowden wrote:
> On Tue September 27 2005 11:05, Philip Rodrigues wrote:
> > > no!  Thank you for responding.  You are the first response from several
> > > tech
> > > lists.  After about 15 min the system effectively stops.  Running the
> > > kde program to check memory, it shows the swap and physical ram are
> > > full. running top shows knotify is taking 67% of cpu time.  killing the
> > > knotify pid
> > > solves it, so far.  I have not yet timed the problem after killing
> > > knotify.
> > > I cannot find amarok in the kde help, so I am unsure chat to do.  All I
> > > did was install, or attempt to install, the gupto app dev pkg. (uses
> > > wine-yuk)
> >
> > Can you just run through the steps of what you did and what happened so
> > it's completely clear to me? (for example, do these problems occur when
> > you use your distro's tools to install the package, or when you try to
> > run it?).
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Philip
> I installed gupta team developer, using their binary install program, so I
> do not know what it did.  Now every time I run a program, I get a
> mime-octlet stream error.  When I kill knotify, the delay goes away for a
> while, but knotify comes back.  When I do a 'locate' for knotify, I find
> directories, and files with .png and .so, but nothing with no "file type" .
> I saw a notice once that said my aramoK crashed.
> This is all I know.
I just looked up mime type in suse help and found it has to do with file 
associations.  I attempted to set up a type of .exe for wine, so I messed 
with this.  can I restart the database in case I trashed it?  If this is the 
problem ...

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