file associations icons

António Rodrigues Tomé artome at
Tue Aug 5 18:56:29 BST 2008

On Monday 04 August 2008 22:15:13 Paul Worrall wrote:
> On Monday 04 Aug 2008, António Rodrigues Tomé wrote:
> [Snip]
> > 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.

you meant kde-config

but this is not the solution at least fopr kde4.1 because if I put any desktop 
file there the icon only changes the way dolfin, konquer sees the desktop file 
and not the icon that dolfin sees the mimetype files. 

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