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Re: Fixing the mime horror ini Debian

On 13/07/2012 11:13, Norbert Preining wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> can we somehome make $subject a target for the *next* release?
> It is ridiculous that it is in fact completely arbitrary what
> program is used to open files. Currently in my gnome-shell
> pdfs are opened with a file-manager, as well as .txt files, as
> well as anything.
> That is when using xdg-open or gnome-open of gvfs-open.
> When I try see, in contrast the funny okular from KDE
> is started, together with these very useful services of KDE.
> So maybe someone can explain what are the problems, that these
> things are simply not fixd. Cannot be so complicated, right?

As a comparison point, when I use xdg-open or gnome-open, the Gnome PDF
viewer is launched. When I use see, xpdf is launched (okular not installed).

Jean-Christophe Dubacq

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