[arch-general] Automatic File Associations Alloting

Matthew Monaco dgbaley27 at 0x01b.net
Mon Nov 21 23:09:58 EST 2011

On 11/21/2011 05:49 PM, Mauro Santos wrote:
> On 21-11-2011 22:08, Bernardo Barros wrote:
>> In KDE I don't have this problem.
>> It happens with xmonad and openbox.
>> pcmanfm can configure that too, but automatic picks the last installed
>> package that handle this type of file, and wine is always the last
>> thing I install in the system..
> To work around the wine annoyance I usually do (after running wine once
> after the update):
> find ~/.local/share/mime -name '*wine*' -exec rm {} \;
> rm ~/.local/share/applications/wine*.desktop
> update-mime-database ~/.local/share/mime
> And everything gets back in order to the way I had it configured before.
> The original idea isn't mine, I've seen someone suggest this on the
> forums or here, can't remember where or who suggested it though.

For wine you can have export WINEDLLOVERRIDES=winemenubuilder.exe=d in your 
profile to avoid the associations.

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