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Re: File Associations



On Sat, 2006-05-06 at 00:38 +0300, Ali Helmy wrote:
> On 05/05/06, Michael A. Peters <mpeters mac com> wrote:
>         On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 18:19 +0300, Ali Helmy wrote:
>         > Hey mates,
>         >
>         > A few days ago I seem to have lost all my file
>         associations... when I
>         > click on a .jpg, .odp, .rar, etc file, fedora can't open it,
>         i have to 
>         > manually open the appropriate program and then open the file
>         from
>         > within...
>         >
>         > What could have caused this and how can I revert it?
>         
>         On a mac - I would say "rebuild your desktop" :p 
>         
>         create a new user account and see if it happens there.
>         If it works in a new user account, then I suspect something
>         jacked up
>         your gconf2 database.
>         
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> Wouldn't it be easier if I just logged on as root and saw if the
> problem persisted? 
> 
	"But it might not give the answer that you want it to!" (with
apologies/thanks to Fleetwood Mac)

Something that works only as root won't necessarily solve a problem,
such as a Selinux problem for example

Good luck!

Scott
> -- 
> Cheers,
>      A. Helmy



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