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a program to build the Shared MIME-Info database cache


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

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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.



Print out a command summary.


Print out the version information.


Be verbose.



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


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 (mechanix[:at:]debian[:dot:]org) wrote this manpage for the Debian GNU/Linux project, but it may be used by others.

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