[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#547623: thunar: MS Office .doc treated as plain text document which

Julian Casadesus julian at casadesus.com.ar
Sun Apr 18 14:38:26 UTC 2010

Open the file:

And remove this block ( at line 149 ):
<mime-type type="text/plain"> <!-- As discussed on xdg list, *.doc is needed here for disambiguation -->
   <glob pattern="*.doc"/>

Then update the mime database as root:
~$ update-mime-database /usr/share/mime

You have to restart the thunar instance to see the changes:
~$ thunar --quit

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