Bug 1000543 - Wine is not registered as application to open application/x-ms-dos-executable files
Wine is not registered as application to open application/x-ms-dos-executable...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
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Reported: 2013-08-23 11:39 EDT by František Zatloukal
Modified: 2015-02-18 06:24 EST (History)
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Description František Zatloukal 2013-08-23 11:39:15 EDT
Description of problem:
Wine is not registered as application to open application/x-ms-dos-executable files.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install wine
2.Try to open some exe file through GUI context menus

Actual results:
Wine is not in the list of application to open file, so it must be opened with terminal (by typing wine file.exe).

Expected results:
Wine should be the default application to open exe files instead of file-roller or other archive manager.

Additional info:
I've tested this in Fedora 19 and Fedora 20. Bug probably exists in Rawhide too, since there is the same version as in Fedora 20.
Comment 1 Andreas Bierfert 2013-08-25 10:34:47 EDT
This is certainly not correct. Wine registers these mime-types via wine.desktop (in the wine-desktop package). However, it may be your desktop-environment which does not respect or handle this correctly.
Comment 2 František Zatloukal 2013-08-26 06:28:58 EDT
Ok, I see KDE detected wine properly, but Gnome didn't. Should I report it as a bug against Gnome?
Comment 3 Christian Klomp 2013-09-10 11:16:57 EDT
I've had this too.
One can either set "application/x-ms-dos-executable=wine.desktop" as a default application in ~/.local/share/application/mimeapps.list

Or set "NoDisplay=true" to false in /usr/share/application/wine.desktop

Problem with the first is that it is per user and with the second you"ll get a pretty useless launcher in your menu.
I think it would be better if NoDisplay only affects the menu and not the file associations (the open with menu), or something similar.
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