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Month: September 2016

Re: [trinity-users] konqueror classifies files with no extension as octet-stream

From: Michele Calgaro <michele.calgaro@...>
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2016 16:11:54 +0900
On 2016/09/18 06:25 AM, Thierry de Coulon wrote:
> On Saturday 17 September 2016 09.36:04 Nathan Rugg wrote:
>> Hi Thierry,
>> Thanks for the reply. I'm on Ubuntu 16.04.1.
>> To clarify, if I rename any file, like a .jpg, .txt, .odt, etc and
>> remove the extension Konqueror can't identify them. It treats it as an
>> octet-stream. It was working a few days ago. I don't know what happened
>> or how to fix it. Nautilus and other non-TDE programs recognize the
>> files correctly without an extension, but Konqueror can't.
> Hi Nathan,
> OK, so this makes the problem more precise:
> On Ubuntu 16.04 renaming the files makes Konqueror see them as octet-stream.
> On openSuSE 13.1 the same does not.
> I have checked on Raspbian and MX15 (both with TDE): without extension ogg and 
> midi files become "unknown". Clicking on them opens teh "open with" dialog.
> Text files, PDF and jpg open as if they had an extension.
> SO your issue seems Ubuntu + TDE related.
> Now we need someone with more understanding than me of what Konqueror uses to 
> identify a file type to sort this out.
> Thierry

I can confirm this problem in Debian Stretch + TDE R14.1.x~trunk. If a file has no extension whatsoever, Konqueror shows
them as "unknown".
Not sure what happens with other file manager installed.