Icon / mime association..

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Mon Oct 16 21:26:31 EEST 2006

On Monday 16 October 2006 18:46, Kustaa Nyholm wrote:
> Bastian, Waldo wrote:
>  >This is a bit tricky. You may want to take a look at xdg-utils [1] which
>  >takes part of the hairy parts. Basically, once you have installed
>  >mimetype description(s) you can install for each mimetype (e.g.
>  >text/foobar) an icon with the name major_minor (e.g. "text_foobar") that
>  >will then be used for documents of that mimetype.
>  >
>  >See http://portland.freedesktop.org/xdg-utils-1.0/xdg-mime.html for an
>  >example.
> Ah, thanks for the pointer, this actually solved most of the issues I had,
> very helpful, those scripts. Though it took me a while to use them
> properly. BTW some worked out (and thoroughly debuged) examples on how to
> use them would be very helpful as a part of the specs, but thats by the
> way.

There is a small example at the end of the man page

If you have a better example based on your current work, we'd like to merge it 
into our documentation.
If you're interested you can just send me plain text and I'll get it into the 

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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