Associaton configuration in Konqueror

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Wed Nov 21 21:54:51 GMT 2007

On Wednesday 21 November 2007, Qiuye Wang wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 09:33:16PM +0100, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> >On Wednesday 21 November 2007, Qiuye Wang wrote:
> >> Yes, i think it is the permissions issue, but is there no local file,
> >> with it the normal user can change the file associations?
> >
> >Usually .kde/share/mimelnk and its
> >subdirectories,e.g. .kde/share/mimelnk/image for associations of image/
> > MIME types.
> So does that mean, if i change the order of the file type in
> application preference order, there will also be changes in the
> folder?


> Actually, if i change the setting of Embedding which is the 
> other tab in ``Configure file associations'', it appears a new folder
> in ~/.kde/share/mimelnk accordingly.

Sounds good.

> I've tried to use a root-Konqueror, and everthing is fine. Is that a
> bug or just setting-issue?

Check the owner ship and permissions on each directory in the 
hierary .kde/share/mimelnk/audio

Every directory should be owned by your user and be "rwx" for at least the 

You can also check if there is a file
and if there is that its owner is also your user and it is at least "rw" for 
the owner.

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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