[CentOS] CentOS 5.7, evince

Wed Oct 26 20:25:09 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

David C. Miller wrote:
>> From: "m roth" <m.roth at 5-cent.us>
>> I believe I updated evince early this month on this one server. Since
>> then I don't seem to be able to open a .pdf: 100% of the time, I get
>> "unhandled mime type: files/allfiles". Has anyone seen anything like
>> this?
>> Note that this is when it's allegedly trying to open it. I've tried
>> telling it what to open from the command line, and brought it up by
>> itself, told it to open, pointed it to the correct directory, and
>> clicked
>> on the .pdf I want, and hit <open>, and *bang*, it doesn't like it.
>> I've rm'd .local/share/mime/mime.cache and
>> .gnome2/evince/ev-metadata.xml.
>> straceing doesn't even show me the filename mentioned.
> No problem opening pdf's using the latest evince under 5.7 64 bit here.

Yeah, and I believe I've done it on other systems, which is why I'm
befuddled. Googling only shows me folks who had it come back with
"application=octet/stream", not files/allfiles.