problems with gnome 2.8, nautilus, eog

Simon Geard delgarde at
Sat Dec 4 02:44:25 PST 2004

On Fri, 2004-12-03 at 21:27 +0100, 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.

Try go to a terminal, and run gnome-open with some JPEG file as a
parameter... what does it tell you?

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