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update-mime-database(1)         X Desktop Group        update-mime-database(1)



NAME
       update-mime-database - a program to build the Shared MIME-Info database cache


SYNOPSIS
       update-mime-database -h | -v | [ -V ] MIME-DIR


DESCRIPTION
       update-mime-database is a program which is responsible for updating the shared mime-info cache according to the
       system described in the Shared MIME-Info Database specification from the X Desktop Group.


OPTIONS
       -h     Print out a command summary.

       -v     Print out the version information.

       -V     Be verbose.


ARGUMENTS
       MIME-DIR
              This is the directory for which update-mime-database should rebuild the cache. Mandatory if none of  the
              options is provided.


AUTHOR
       Filip  Van  Raemdonck  (mechanixATdebian.org) wrote this manpage for the Debian GNU/Linux project, but it may be
       used by others.


LICENCE
       Copyright (C) 2002 Thomas Leonard.
       You may redistribute copies of update-mime-database under the terms of the GNU General Public License.




Filip Van Raemdonck               26 Jul 2002          update-mime-database(1)