problems with gnome 2.8, nautilus, eog

Andrew Benton andy at
Fri Dec 3 13:44:14 PST 2004

Olaf Gruettner wrote:
> I installed gnome 2.8. Now I have the problem, that jpeg files are not
> shown by nautilus. Clicking on them says "no appropriate application
> installed" or something like that.
> I searched the mail archives for nautilus, eog and gnome.
> I have eog installed (2.8)
> I have XDG_DATA_DIRS set to /usr/share + exported the Variable
> I have gnome installed to /usr
> Dragging and dropping jpeg files onto eog is not displaying anything.
> I have reinstalled nautilus, eog, shared mime data with no success.
> What could be the problem ? Hints ? FAQ ?
> Olaf
Do you get an error if you launch eog from a terminal?

eog /path/to/foo-bar.jpg

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