When using file to check some file types, I noticed that it seems to incorrectly label C++ files as C files: $ file User.* User.cpp: C source, ASCII text User.h: C++ source, ASCII text User.o: ELF ...
Does the command line have a way to get a recommended list of programs used to open a particular file, based on the file type? For example, a .pdf file would have an open with... recommendation using ...
Is there a file type or method for using files in which certain files look and behave like symbolically linked files, but contain extra meta information for changing the data when they are read? ...
I installed wxMaxima on my laptop a few days ago. The issue is that files with the extension .wxm, that are used with wxMaxima, are identified as a C source files. Therefore, when I double click on ...
I'm using OpenBox window manager without any desktop enviroment. xdg-open behaves strangely. It opens everything with firefox. $ xdg-settings --list Known properties: default-web-browser ...
What could cause file(1) command to output application/msword application/msword (yes, twice in a row) as the mime type for some of the .doc files? Normally it prints just application/msword. If run ...