file associations icons

Paul Worrall paul at
Mon Aug 4 22:15:13 BST 2008

On Monday 04 Aug 2008, António Rodrigues Tomé wrote:


> What I would like to know is were the icon information is saved because
> there is a lot of file types that have a icon associated with then for
> exemple x- chdr, troff, x-csrc, x-csharp just to mention a few under the
> text banner.

The command:

kde-control --path mime

gives a list of directories under which are a collection of .desktop files in 
subdirectories according to the mime type.  I think these are the files that 
contain the icon information for each file type.

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