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NAME

       mimedb - lookup file information via the mime database


   Synopsis
       mimedb [OPTIONS] FILES...

   Description
       o FILES is a list of files to analyse

       o -t, --input-file-data the specified files type should be determined
         both by their filename and by their contents (Default)

       o -f, --input-filename the specified files type should be determined by
         their filename

       o -i, --input-mime the arguments are not files but mimetypes

       o -m, --output-mime the output will be the mimetype of each file
         (Default)

       o -f, --output-description the output will be the description of each
         mimetype

       o -a, --output-action the output will be the default action of each
         mimetype

       o -l, --launch launch the default action for the specified file(s)

       o -h, --help display a help message and exit

       o -v, --version display version number and exit


       The mimedb command is used to query the mimetype database and the
       .desktop files installed on the system in order to find information on
       a file. The information that mimedb can retrieve includes the mimetype
       for a file, a description of the type and what its default action is.
       mimedb can also be used to launch the default action for this file.



Version 1.23.1                    8 Mar 2009                         mimedb(1)

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