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Bug 452826 - Default application for .zip file is OOo Writer
Summary: Default application for .zip file is OOo Writer
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomáš Bžatek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-25 11:35 UTC by Leon Stringer
Modified: 2015-03-03 22:32 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 16:36:45 UTC

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Description Leon Stringer 2008-06-25 11:35:31 UTC
Description of problem:
If you double-click on a Zipped archive (i.e. a ".zip" file) in GNOME, Writer is launched. It's also the default (top) application to
use if you right-click on the file.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Nautilus 2.22.3 (although I presume this is configuration issue).

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create or obtain a Zipped archive.
2. Double click on it.
Actual results: Writer opens.

Expected results:
FileRoller (Archive Manager) to open.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2008-06-25 12:50:37 UTC
$ grep "application/zip" /usr/share/applications/defaults.list

Unless you've modified the defaults, file-roller should already be the default.
Is file-roller installed? Could you attach your
~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list file?

Comment 2 Leon Stringer 2008-06-25 13:20:55 UTC

 $ grep "application/zip" /usr/share/applications/defaults.list

Which looks right. But
 $ cat ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list

 [Added Associations]

Which looks wrong. I'm very sure that I haven't changed any file associations,
let alone associate .zip files with a word processor.

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-06-10 01:46:47 UTC
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 16:36:45 UTC
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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