This is a discussion on Re: Controlling Evolution MIME helper associations? - FreeBSD ; > No. It shows that Evolution uses defferent path than Nautilus. > Seems like Nautilus uses GIO (discovered by Nautilus' behavior, I'm > did'n look into sources), while Evolution uses Gnome-VFS as your > investigation shows. > > If I ...
> No. It shows that Evolution uses defferent path than Nautilus.
> Seems like Nautilus uses GIO (discovered by Nautilus' behavior, I'm
> did'n look into sources), while Evolution uses Gnome-VFS as your
> investigation shows.
> If I recall and understand correctly,
> these pathes are different since glib-2.16,
> Appropriate ChangeLog entry is (gio/ChangeLog):
> 6461 alexl 2008-02-06 Alexander Larsson
> 6461 alexl
> 6461 alexl * gdesktopappinfo.c:
> 6461 alexl Update to use both mimeapps.list and
> 6461 alexl defaults.list as discussed on xdg list.
> Workaround: use hand-written defaults.list
> (~/.local/share/applications/defaults.list) for enforse need
Ok, I found the mimeapps.list file in ~/.local/share/applications
which looks pretty awful to me. Openoffice.org 2.4.0 was upgraded ages
ago, and the .desktop files look wrong too.
Anyway following your advice and creating a defaults.list based on
using only the 2 lines for powerpoint
I tried again, but with no visible change in behavior. (Also logged in
again in case the file was read in then)
impress.desktop exists in
Can you spot anything that might be wrong?
Again, no problems in nautilus, just in Evolution.
Actually, re-reading your e-mail and the changelog it seems that
defaults.list is for GIO which is used by Nautilus which is ok. It is
Evolution (using GVFS) that I need to fix ...
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