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#1 2020-12-07 18:48:30

devian
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Registered: 2019-11-08
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KDE unable to associate with solvespace (.slvs) files

I have success in setting the default application for many filetypes but not .slvs which is a solvespace file.

Here is some debugging investigation:

$ xdg-mime query filetype mysolvespacefile.slvs 
application/x-solvespace
$ xdg-mime query default application/x-solvespace
<blank>
$ kbuildsycoca5
kbuildsycoca5 running...
kf5.kservice.sycoca: Service type not found: "application/x-solvespace"
$ ktraderclient5 --mimetype application/x-solvespace
mimetype is : application/x-solvespace
kf5.kservice.services: KMimeTypeTrader: mimeType "application/x-solvespace" not found
got 0 offers.

Despite having an entry for solvespace in

~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list
~/.config/mimeapps.list 
~/.kde/share/config/mimeapps.list

KDE is unable to find the mimetype. I was following this thread to try to get an answer. Even strace did not seem to yield any useful info:

https://unix.stackexchange.com/question … ssociation

If anyone has seen this I'd be grateful to hear back. I am tempted to say it is a KDE bug.

Last edited by devian (2020-12-07 18:48:57)

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