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“windows media player cannot play the file” mp4

We have an .mp4 video hosted on a web site. I can play back the video from the production version of the web site, but not the test version of the site. The production web site has the .mp4 MIME ...
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Kitty Load Profile via URL Handler

I'm able to add the Kitty SSH Handling in Firefox/IE to load the hostname via ssh://hostname.mydomain.com, however I'd like to load a session instead of a hostname, i.e. ssh://mysession. I modified ...
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default mime type program is inconsistent between system and the mozilla firefox/thunderbird?

In kubuntu ,the default programs associated with mime types in mozilla products are completely different from the system-wide setting or user setting. For example, firefox/thunderbird will always use ...
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Is there a work-around for Firefox not properly handling file actions without a mime type?

When a web application delivers a file to the browser without a mime-type (such as providing a WAV file as binary/octet-stream rather than audio/wav), Firefox will always display the dialog asking you ...
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Configuring Apache2 /etc/mime.types to display .pgm images

I'm trying to display a .pgm image on my Apache2 server, however I can't seem to get it working. I've edited my /etc/mime.types file to include the line image/x-portable-graymap pgm, but it still ...
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Should Thunderbird send inline png attachments as text/plain?

I'm composing emails in Thunderbird. When I attach png images by dragging to the header region, they are attached as Content-Type: image/png; name="foo.png" Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 ...
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Convenient way to remove html part of multipart/alternative messages on imap server

Is there a convenient way to remove the text/html part of multipart/alternative messages (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIME#Alternative) on an imap server, creating a non-multipart text/plain ...
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How does Linux decide on a default application?

I know that each program that can open files has a desktop entry under /usr/share/applications, and that the defaults for each mimetype are stored in /usr/share/applications/defaults.list and ...
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How to add a MIME type in IIS via windows command line

How can I add a MIME type (file type) like .apk to IIS via command line?
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Zipping Epub: Mimetype file should contain only the string “application/epub+zip”

I followed this tutorial to create an epub file. The mimetype file only contains application/epub+zip and should not be compressed. However, the zip commands that were recommended to achieve the ...
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Setting mutt mimetype to handle multiple options

I've configured .mailcap for mutt to handle mimetypes of attachments individually, with different 'viewers' over the years which works well, however mailcap can handle only one application per type. ...
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Prevent apache2 from redirecting to folder

My local test server is configured such that if I open http://<serverip>/foo/bar my browser will load http://<serverip>/foo/bar.php I copied my page to a shared host, when I open ...
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How does Linux know what is the mimetype of a file?

How can linux know the mimetype of a file? Is there something written inside the file? Does it look at the extension of the file?
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Download text/plain instead of opening in browser

By default Firefox opens pages with MIME Content-Type: text/plain in the browser. I would like to instead download these files. I realize I can File Save Page As, but I would like the Save File ...
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Browser downloads jpgs, doesn't display them

My browsers (Chrome, IE both exhibit this behavior), when faced with an href link that points to a .jpg file, downloads it rather than displays it. I think perhaps something happened with file ...
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How do I set up preferred applications in Nautilus by file extension, rather than by mime type?

I regularly work with a few sorts of plain text files, some of these are code files that I want to open in a programmer's text editor, others are large (gigabyte or more) data files that I only want ...
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Mime format message

How to read mime encoded files? We have converted .msg file to .mhtml for better reading without MS Outlook. But we cannot read encoded text in bounced mails. message is as Content-Type: text/html; ...
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Make Internet Explorer 9 open pages serving eml files with mail desktop client

The context is the following one : Users can open eml files from explorer with desktop client (like lotus notes) When the eml file is opened from the website this response header : Content-Type: ...
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How can I set a file's mimetype in Mac OS X?

Emacs is treating my Scala code as shell scripts due to an incorrect mimetype being set: file -I Hello.scala Hello.scala: text/x-shellscript; charset=us-ascii I tried changing the Open with... ...
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Chrome not rendering CSS with wrong mime-types

Certain web pages incorrectly serve CSS with text/plain or text/html mime-types. This causes Chrome not to render any style at all. A few big sites like gizmag.com are affected, as well as smaller ...
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How to enable mod_mime on apache2

I am running apache2 on debian 6. I am wondering how do I enable mod_mime? according to an Answer here, I need mod_mime loaded so that my webserver can load .css files. Current Modules I have loaded ...
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How does Firefox decide what to do when navigating to offline file and no MIME is available?

I am working on turning a part of a website into an simple offline application suitable to put on a memory stick. This involves saving all html, images and linked files and changing URLs so that they ...
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Creating multipart/alternative mails in mutt?

I'd like to create a text/plain message using Markdown formatting and transform that into a multipart/alternative message where the text/html part has been generated from the Markdown. I've tried ...
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Font file association has been changed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to restore Windows default Zip file functionality? I seem to be having a bit of a problem. Usually I download free fonts, because it's good to have different ones ...
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How to change default pdf viewer for all users in command line

I'm using Debian squeeze with Gnome Desktop for all my users. I have a group of machines to set up so that all users should use xpdf as a default viewer (rather than evince). I want this set up to be ...
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How can I view a PDF in Firefox when the server specifies the wrong content type?

I am using Mozilla Firefox with a PDF viewer plug-in. The plug-in has been correctly associated with Adobe Reader files to view them in the browser in the settings. I would like to be able to view ...
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ffmpeg - How to set MIME-type?

I'm trying to set the proper MIME-type for an AAC file, but this command does not work: ffmpeg -i rain.mp3 -metadata mime-type="audio/aac" rainmp3toaac.aac but, actualy audio/x-hx-aac-adts is set. ...
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Cron job outputs HTML; how to send mail as HTML

I have a cron job that if it fails outputs HTML. If it succeeds it outputs nothing, in which case I get no mail. If it does fail and write HTML, cron sends me the mail but it comes as plain text and ...
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Who decides if file format is popular enough to have its own MIME type?

Who decides, if a program is popular enough to have its own MIME type? Right now, I program something for dealing with .srt subtitles - and while on wikipedia, it has application/x-subrip MIME type, ...
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claws mail - modify email headers through an external program - for HTML messages

In Claws Mail, is there any way to insert / modify headers through an external program? According to this documentation on Actions, there does not seem to be any way to do this. Specifically, when ...
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How to view alternate mime content in Wanderlust

How can I view alternate mime content in wanderlust ? All my mails are coming through as the HTML version, and sometimes I'd rather see the plain text version, even though I don't want to lose the ...
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Emails with this attachment silently fail

I recently had someone (@comcast.net) try to email me (@gmail.com and @something.edu) including in their email 3 text files and a .docx file. The email never reached me and they never received any ...
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How to associate MIME type with a handler in OS X?

How can one add a new MIME type in OS X?
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Utility for extracting MIME attachments

I am looking for a command-line tool for Unix (ideally, available in a Debian / Ubuntu package) for extracting all MIME parts from a multipart email message (or the body from a singlepart with an ...
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Downloading only images using curl or wget?

UPDATED: I've found using this Bash script fixes the problem of having GIF files with a .jpg extension. I'm attempting to download images from a forum who's url uses the following format: ...
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How to configure MIME type associations for Safari 5.1?

I want to edit the MIME type settings for Safari so I could use MediaWiki's method to automatically edit text in an external editor, or more specifically, so I can change the associated application ...
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How can I tell how many bytes a block of text in an email takes up?

I'm trying to find out how many bytes of data a PORTION of an email is taking up (not the whole email). How can I find this out? Maybe there's something in a text editor like notepad++ that could ...
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How can I see the plain text version of a MIME email?

I'm building an App that will send HTML emails. I compose MIME formatted email. I want to test both versions of the content (Html and Plain text) : Is there a way to see the plain/text version of the ...
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Modify Firefox mimetypes.rdf to prompt Open With for application/octet-stream

Some web-servers intentionally or inadvertently use the application/octet-stream mime-type for files where either the actual mime-type isn't known or when they are incorrectly configured. Or perhaps ...
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Only output curl result dependent on mime-type

Is it possible to make curl only save the output of curl -o if the file is of a certain mime-type? For example, I might use the following command to download a bunch of images off a server... curl ...
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Handling files without an extension

I'd like to know how Windows XP, Vista and 7 handle files without a file extension. I'd test it myself, but I don't have access to a Windows machine currently. To my knowledge, Windows XP throws up ...
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Determine the mime type when downloading a file

I want to view the mime type when I am downloading a file. How can I do this? (I am using Firefox at the moment, but I can download another browser if necessary)
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file -i returns wrong mime type for an mp3 with integrated image-thumbnail

If i enter $ file -i music.mp3 it returns music.mp3: application/octet-stream; charset=binary If i wipe all tags and image in this file it recognises MIME type correctly. music.mp3: audio/mpeg; ...
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Why Does DreamWeaver CS5 Discriminate between File Extensions, Even After Modding Mime Types?

Hi folks, Even After I forced DreamWeaver CS5 to allow opening of .ast extensions as a MIME type of php5, which DreamWeaver now opens and colors correctly as described here, I still have trouble ...
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What is the simplest web server I can operate which also allows configuring mime-types?

I would like a dead-simple web/file server (ideally, something no more complicated than "run this command with these flags") which also allows specifying mime-types based on file extensions. Something ...
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MIME Formatting issue

I have a question regarding MIME formatting and emails. Every now and again I get this kind of message come through. What could be causing it and what possible fix could I implement? The client is ...
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MIME decoder for Windows

Is there a (preferably command-line) MIME decoder available for Windows (like ripMIME for *nix)? Someone sent me a MIME encoded message (this one with multiple MIME parts) that Google mail nor ...
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Thunderbird uses wrong attachment mime type on Windows Vista

Thunderbird running on Windows Vista has usually sent Microsoft Word documents as mime type application/msword, which as I understand is correct. However, now it has suddenly decided to send Word ...
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Mime-type problems with IE and wikipedia

If I search for something on wikipedia with google and try to click through to one of the articles, IE8 prompts me to download the page as it doesn't understand the mime-type. This has not always ...