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When I download a C source code, my default download option is

Open with gedit (default)


Do this automatically for files like this from now on.

is checked.

Still when I download C files it keeps on prompting with the same window and then I have to click OK. I want them to open in gedit automatically without showing any prompt.

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Do you know what MIME type the server is saying the C files are? –  Jayen Nov 4 '13 at 4:56

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