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KDE plasma 5: Prevent file association

I have a misbehaving application (Blender). As I interact with it, it insists on opening a *.dot file with an external application (Kate). Putting aside that this is a bug in the first application, ...
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KDE Dolphin: All file associations lost and “open with” provides no options

The other day, KDE/Dolphin seem to have lost all file associations, and the "open with" dialog box no longer presents a list of my applications. If I type an application shortcut name like "kate" into ...
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Associating new file icon with the mime type

I recently downloaded and installed a new theme for Ubuntu which I'm generally happy with. The only problem is getting the new icons to associate with specific file-types. To take one example, all mp3 ...
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Can't change default app for AVIs from Dragon Player to Gnome MPV

I'm using Cinnamon on a Devuan ASCII system. I'm trying to have Gnome MPV open my .avi files rather than Dragon Player - like I've already done with .mp4 and .mkv files, using the "Open With | Other ...
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Why does the help for some applications open in Seamonkey composer?

I am running Linux in the form of openSuse Leap 15.0 with KDE Plasma 5.12.6 and have applied patches regularly. If I run some applications, for example Gimp (2.8.22), and ask for help, it starts ...
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Can't change the default app for opening AVI files

I'm using Cinnamon on Devuan ASCII (which is essentially Debian Stretch without systemd). I'm trying to change the default player for AVI files from Dragon player to Gnome-MPV. But - while this ...
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How to associate file extensions with my own Python script in Linux?

I wrote Python script to open pickled figure files, called it view_fig_pickle.py and put it into ~/bin directory. Now how to associate it with file with endings '.fig.pickle'?