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So...I set the filetype ".pdf" to be automatically viewed by xpdf but have decided i'd rather use KGhostView. How do I change this in firefox now that I've already set ...
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    Firefox automatic file assocation (upon download)...


    So...I set the filetype ".pdf" to be automatically viewed by xpdf but have decided i'd rather use KGhostView. How do I change this in firefox now that I've already set it?

    I checked in Edit-->Preferences-->Downloads-->Download Actions-->View and Edit Actions...
    but I see no file extensions in there . I'm assuming it should be there, but it's not....

    Can someone please help me here? Is there a config file I can edit manually to set what file types will be opened with or what the preferred action is?


    Thanks in advance!

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    Have you tried right-clicking the file you want opened to see if you can set the file association that way?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozar
    Have you tried right-clicking the file you want opened to see if you can set the file association that way?
    yea, i tried that too. it didn't give me an option. i also tried pressing ALT and/or CTL and right clicking without giving any extra options.

    i finally tried adjusting the settings in kde without getting anywhere either.

    i recently reinstalled arch (as i was having some problems with many various apps....i was using the least stable set of repos: unstable, testing, extra, community, current...in that order).

    oh well..it was a learning experience and it's not like it takes all that long to reinstall anyways . i decided to try enlightenment again out of curiositly this time around

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