Bug#277181: no associaton for ms word .doc files

Sven Arvidsson sa at whiz.se
Mon Nov 6 18:17:18 CET 2006

> On a fresh sarge install, clicking on a .doc file in MS Word format
> yeilds a message that there is no app associated with that extension
> and offers to let me add one.
> Strangely, there is an association shown for .doc files in the file
> types and programs manager. But it seems it does not work.
> If I go through the process of adding an association for .doc files,
> then I end up with two things listed in the file types and programs manager
> for those files, and it works.
> This installation included OOo, which is probably the right program for
> these files.


I'm cleaning out some old bugs for the gnome meta packages. Is the problem with 
association for .doc files still a problem in etch?

Sven Arvidsson
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