[Bug 37448] Stopped recognising MIME types by file content

Martijn van de Streek martijn at foodfight.org
Fri Mar 31 07:53:48 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Affects: nautilus (Ubuntu)
       Severity: Normal
       Priority: (none set)
         Status: Unconfirmed

In warty (and possibly hoary), when I had a file without an extension,
nautilus would look inside the file to determine its MIME type, and
launch the appropriate application to view it when doubleclicked.

In breezy, this is not the case anymore. If I have (for example) a PDF
or PostScript file without an extension, its type doesn't seem to get
detected. The file HAS to have the proper file extension (.pdf or .ps)
Stopped recognising MIME types by file content

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