Bug 452826 - Default application for .zip file is OOo Writer
Default application for .zip file is OOo Writer
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tomáš Bžatek
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-06-25 07:35 EDT by Leon Stringer
Modified: 2015-03-03 17:32 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 12:36:45 EDT
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Description Leon Stringer 2008-06-25 07:35:31 EDT
Description of problem:
If you double-click on a Zipped archive (i.e. a ".zip" file) in GNOME,
OpenOffice.org Writer is launched. It's also the default (top) application to
use if you right-click on the file.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Nautilus 2.22.3 (although I presume this is configuration issue).

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create or obtain a Zipped archive.
2. Double click on it.
Actual results:
OpenOffice.org Writer opens.

Expected results:
FileRoller (Archive Manager) to open.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2008-06-25 08:50:37 EDT
$ grep "application/zip" /usr/share/applications/defaults.list

Unless you've modified the defaults, file-roller should already be the default.
Is file-roller installed? Could you attach your
~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list file?
Comment 2 Leon Stringer 2008-06-25 09:20:55 EDT

 $ grep "application/zip" /usr/share/applications/defaults.list

Which looks right. But
 $ cat ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list

 [Added Associations]

Which looks wrong. I'm very sure that I haven't changed any file associations,
let alone associate .zip files with a word processor.
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