Hangover from kde 3.5 in kde4 when launching file manager after plugging in a SSC card

James Tyrer jrtyrer at earthlink.net
Sat Nov 28 19:04:06 GMT 2009

Basil Fowler wrote:
> Firstly, I was able to sort out yesterday's problem - it was not a KDE matter 
> after all, but a sysconfig problem.
> But I believe this one is:
> As I mentioned previously, I have upgraded to Mandriva 2010.0 from 2008.1.
> When  plug in USB storage and click on the icon with the USB sign, a flag 
> comes up with the list "Devices recently plugged in".
> On clicking on the device, a window appears in the centre of the screen with a 
> list of actions. one action is "Open with File Manager" - so far so good.
> When I click on this option, I get the error message:
> KDEinit could not launch openoffic.org-2-2
> Could not find openoffice.org2.2 executable
> This is not surprising, since I have not had openoffice.org 2.2 on the 
> computer for a long time.
> I have "grepped" the entire .kde4 directory for any reference to this program, 
> but have found none.
> Any hints where to look? File Associations?
If you previously installed OpenOffice, the problem is probably that you 
still have a file in: ".../share/mimelnk/".  This would not be in your 
"$HOME/.kde4/" directory since it is not a KDE app.  You should look for 
the 'desktop' file in:


and remove the obsolete 'desktop' files for OpenOffice.

James Tyrer

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