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From Dragon <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] [CONFIG] make httpd serve .java files as text
Date Thu, 19 Apr 2007 15:54:07 GMT
deufrai wrote:

>hi there.
>I'm serving a few java utilities with an apache 2.2.3 server.
>I provide .jar files along with the sources.
>Tried with lots of web browsers, but I cannot simply view the sources as
>text inside web browsers. I'm always asked to download the file or pick an
>app to open it.
>Server is hosted on a debian etch stable distro and /etc/mime.types shows a
>line saying :
>text/x-java                                     java
>Mime module is also enabled.
>What did I miss ?
>Thanx in advance
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The browser is using the mime type to determine what to do with the 
file. It sees text/x-java and does not know what to do with that type.

Set the mime type of the source files to text/plain, that will 
display the source files as text.


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