[CentOS] Desktop apps, OO and Scribus

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 23:53:46 UTC 2009


On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 10:48 AM, Lee Perez <leecajun at windstream.net> wrote:
> lhecking at users.sourceforge.net wrote:
>>  I just came across a user who tried to view a Word document on a CentOS5
>>  machine, and it seems that desktop, firefox etc. are trying to view it
>>  with Scribus instead of OpenOffice.
>>
>>  This needs to change. Is there a system-wide setting for it?
>>
>>  On the older, RHEL3 systems we used to have mozplugger, but it's not
>>  available in the standard CentOS repositories or rpmforge. What are
>>  we supposed to use now? I have one CentOS box here that has mozplugger
>>  installed, but I don't know where that came from, it's not in the yum
>>  log files.
>
> Hi,
>
> Not sure if this is what you need, but if you are using KDE there is a
> place to setup file association.  It is under the Control Center.  Not
> sure about with Gnome, but there should be someway to do it.  Try
> Googleing for file association with Gnome.
>
> HTH.
> Lee Perez

I use GNOME 99% of the time (CentOS 5.3   32 bit). I have never seen
this. If the box has GNOME on it, in Nautilus, if you right click on
the file name, it gives you the opportunity to select another app to
open the file with. I have OO 3.1 installed.


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