[Techtalk] system config for .doc

Mary mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org
Wed Feb 19 11:44:04 EST 2003

On Tue, Feb 18, 2003, Emma Jane Hogbin wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 08:46:13AM +1100, Mary wrote:
> > You can edit /etc/mailcap, but I find it easier just to copy lines from
> > it to ~/.mailcap
> > Your ~/.mailcap file takes priority over /etc/mailcap cap, so if you
> > want to use something other than abiword, put an alternative
> > application/ms-word (or whatever the MIME type is for .doc, check
> > /etc/mailcap and /etc/mime.types) line in ~/.mailcap.
> Ok. I think I need to add more stuff for PDFs as well...I look at it again
> when I'm feeling less afraid. :)

Feel free to ask for some lines from other people's files.


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