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Re: A way to run applications by extension/remember default applications

Subject: Re: A way to run applications by extension/remember default applications?
From: Caj Zell
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 08:24:09 +0200
On Sep 27, 2007, Andreas Jantvik Gyllenlid wrote:
> I was wondering if it is possible to configure MC to run certain applications 
> with specific applications.
> I do not know how MC runs things at all.
> With MPG files Mplayer just fires out automagically when I just <enter> the 
> file. When trying to run an m2v file, Mplayer doesn't run, MC spits out: 
> bash: ./a.good.music.video.m2v: cannot execute binary file
> I can press F2 and "Do something ..." and just type mplayer, and it works.. 
> And I can type mplayer C-<enter> in the command line below.
> How do I make MC do this automatically for me?
> For example I also want iso-files to be run with vlc per default. Is there 
> something like Gentoo's config somewhere?

Read the man page for mc under the heading "Extension File Edit". This
is controlled by the configuration file ~/.mc/bindings. If you look at
this file, you'll probably figure it out, compare sections for .mpg and

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