[CentOS] Changing default file type in Centos 6

Sun Feb 28 14:47:30 UTC 2016
H <agents at meddatainc.com>

On 02/27/2016 07:56 PM, Yamaban wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Feb 2016 19:38, H <agents at ...> wrote:
>> It turns out my markdown files - extension .md - are of the "Genesis 
>> ROM" file type in Centos 6. Googling did not turn up any obvious 
>> places to change this in Gnome - neither in my local directory or in 
>> /etc/gnome.
>> Where would I be able to change this default file type for files with 
>> the extension .md? I have already changed the default application to 
>> geany (with the markdown extension.)
>> Thank you.
> have a look at these:
> /etc/mime.types (file)
> /usr/share/mime/ (dirs)
> /usr/share/mimelnk/ (dirs)
> /usr/share/mime-info (dir)
> grep for '\.md' and/or for 'Genesis ROM' in there.
> Just adding your own line to /etc/mime.types may look nice, but is 
> possibly not what you want, more likely a new entry in a file or 
> directory under ~/.local/share/mime/
> Have a nice weekend
>  - Yamaban.
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Files in ~/.local/share/mime also seem to have been automatically 
generated by update-mime-database and should not be edited. Should I 
still create a new file for the ".md" extension and add it to this