reload file associations without relogin

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Thu Mar 16 07:38:26 GMT 2006

Sebastian Reitenbach wrote:
> Hi, 
> i put some new files in .kde/share/mimelnk to change the file associations. 
> They are read and used after the next login. Is there a way to tell the KDE 
> applications to update their configuration and to use the new file 
> associations without the need to relogin?

This should happen automatically as soon as FAM notices the changes, but 
you can also do it manually.  Just open a Konsole and execute:


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