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FS#57020 - [shared-mime-info] Missing mimeapps.list

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Cedric Bellegarde (gnumdk) - Tuesday, 09 January 2018, 07:35 GMT
Last edited by Eli Schwartz (eschwartz) - Tuesday, 09 January 2018, 12:29 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


All Linux distributions provide a /usr/share/applications/mimeapps.list with shared-mime-info package.

This allow GNOME for example to open usb disk with nautilus instead of a random software. Here, It opens my usb disk with kid3-qt.

As ArchLinux is desktop agnostic, maybe subpackages like shared-mime-info-kde, shared-mime-info-gnome with some good defaults.

It's something that come again and again on the forum.
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Closed by  Eli Schwartz (eschwartz)
Tuesday, 09 January 2018, 12:29 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#35528 
Comment by Eli Schwartz (eschwartz) - Tuesday, 09 January 2018, 12:29 GMT
We have already attempted to discuss this with gnome upstream, where the issue belongs.

Gnome should provide a desktop-specific mimeapps.list with inode/directory default overrides.