Debian package files open in Kate

Adrienne J Davis dreadgeek at
Fri Nov 2 12:33:00 UTC 2007


I'm using Gutsy.


On Thursday 01 November 2007 06:43:18 Derek Broughton wrote:
> Karl wrote:
> > Adrienne J Davis wrote:
> >> Hey folks:
> >>
> >> When I attempt to download a .deb file, it ends up opening in Kate. This
> >> isn't, of course, what I want it to do. In trying to fix this, I ended
> >> up deleting my x-deb definition in Konqueror out of frustration,
> >> thinking that it would default to 'ask to save' but that didn't work.
> >> So, if one of you would be so kind as to look in Konqueror and tell me
> >> what the definition for .deb is supposed to be so that it behaves right,
> >> I would be grateful. Thanks.
> >
> > In my Konqueror it's /usr/share/applications/kde/gdebi-kde.desktop
> What version are you running, Adrienne?  I'm pretty sure I didn't have this
> in Feisty, but I do in Gutsy (it certainly treats them as text files on the
> Feisty machine that's been upgrading Ubuntu versions for years, but I'm not
> sure about the one where I installed Feisty fresh and now has Gutsy).
> --
> derek


Aj Davis -- Dreadlocked science geek

"All tribal myths are true.  For a given value of true."
(Terry Pratchett -- The Last Continent)
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