[xubuntu-users] file associations

Colin Herbert colinherbert15 at gmail.com
Tue May 20 11:50:44 UTC 2014


Worked fine for me in xubuntu 14.04.


On 19 May 2014 21:18, Paul Sutton <zleap at zleap.net> wrote:

>  Hi
>
> I am reposting this message here as I was advised it is better suited for
> this list rather than the developers list.   The problem could be the file
> mime type or just my system,  xubuntu 13.10 seems happy to open normally,
>
> If the minetype is causing confusion there has to be some sort of clash
> between pdf and scratch mime type encoding,
>
> thanks for any help
>
> Paul
>
>
>  Hi
>
> I am having trouble with file associations on xubuntu 14.04
>
> if I go to this page
> http://www.oldwayschool.co.uk/page/?title=Community+activities&pid=86
>
> click on the link to the pdf link it tries to open it in scratch by default
>
> I had some help in #xubuntu, so know how to open it in evince manually,
> however I want to try and find out why this is happening (tried this on
> 13.10 on netbook and it's fine) and see if there is actually an issue
> somewhere.
>
> I have put a work around on my block at:http://zleap.net/xubuntu-14-04-file-association/
>
> I am guessing it is either a software problem or maybe a problem with
> the schools website in which case I can let then know about it so it can
> be hopefully fixed by their IT technician. It seems odd that this
> happens despite pdf files being bound to document viewer in the browsers
> settings.
>
> would it be possible to try clicking the link and see what happens
> please , It could just be my set up, if other people try it it could
> suggest a wider issue if there is a problem.
>
> thanks
>
> Paul
>
>
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