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update-mime-database

Section: X Desktop Group (1)
Updated: 26 Jul 2002
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NAME

update-mime-database - a program to build the Shared MIME-Info database cache

 

SYNOPSIS

update-mime-database -h | -v | MIME-DIR

 

DESCRIPTION

update-mime-database is an program which is responsible for updating the shared mime-info cache according to the system described in the Shared MIME-Info Database specification from the X Desktop Group.

 

OPTIONS

-h
Print out a command summary.
-v
Print out the version information.
-V
Be verbose.

 

ARGUMENTS

MIME-DIR
This is the directory for which update-mime-database should rebuild the cache. Mandatory if none of the options is provided.

 

AUTHOR

Filip Van Raemdonck (mechanix@debian.org) wrote this manpage for the Debian GNU/Linux project, but it may be used by others.

 

LICENCE

Copyright (C) 2002 Thomas Leonard.
You may redistribute copies of update-mime-database under the terms of the GNU General Public License.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
ARGUMENTS
AUTHOR
LICENCE




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