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Re: [SLUG] Associating filenames
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Associating filenames
- From: James Wilkinson <jamesw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Oct 18 21:26:44 2000
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On Wed, 18 Oct 2000, Howard Lowndes generated:
>Is there any ability in Linux to associate filename extensions, or
>similar, with applications. I have been fiddling with Staroffice and
>that works OK, but I am curious as to whether the ability exists in
>Linux on a broader basis, more to do with such associations in
I remember reading some stuff on this, in the binfmt_misc module docs.
IIRC, java binary support is no different from associating .txt with vi.
However, no-one (i've heard of) uses it, and the association tends to
be implemented in GUIs.
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