The shared-mime-info package contains a MIME database. This allows central updates of MIME information for all supporting applications.
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Estimated disk space required: 9 MB
Estimated build time: less than 0.1 SBU
Install shared-mime-info by running the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr && make
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the
Some applications (including GNOME-2) require a properly set environment variable to locate the MIME database. Satisfy this requirement by setting the following variable in your local shell profile, or the system-wide profile:
XDG_DATA_DIRS=/usr/share export XDG_DATA_DIRS
Last updated on 2007-07-18 14:57:57 -0500