[maemo-users] Default Contact Application

From: Mark wolfmane at gmail.com
Date: Tue Jun 16 08:09:53 EEST 2009
On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 11:06 PM, Mark<wolfmane at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 5:30 PM, Peter Flynn<peter.flynn at mars.ucc.ie> wrote:
>> sean wrote:
>>> Is there a way to change the default Contact application from the built
>>> in one to something else, in this case I am trying out GPE Contacts?
>> I don't think it's possible, but I have a dim recollection of someone
>> posting a long time ago to say it *was* possible, just difficult.
>>> While here, can you somehow change the default application for any need?
> I vaguely remember some talk about mime-types and being able to
> specify apps to open different types of files, but don't know the
> details or have that particular need myself. I don't think the default
> apps can be changed because it's hardcoded into the OS. I'm really
> fuzzy on that stuff, though. You might want to search the Internet
> Tablet Talk forums. There's some really good stuff on there, and the
> Maemo wiki as well.
> Mark

I wasn't very clear: what I meant to say was that IIRC the built-in
apps can't be defeated as the defaults for their particular actions,
but there may be hope for some types of files that aren't already
associated with the as-shipped apps. Or maybe they all can be changed.
Surely someone knows.

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