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From Richard <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mime.types
Date Wed, 08 Jul 2015 20:22:43 GMT

> Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 04:13:04 PM -0400
> From: "Cohen, Laurence" <>
> I am using the CentOS6 RPM for my Apache Web Server.  When
> starting up, Apache complains that it could not open the
> mime.types file.  It's looking for it in /etc and sure enough it
> isn't there.
> Could someone please tell me what I can do to install a mime.types
> file? I've tried looking for another rpm that would contain it,
> but I haven't found one.  We have to do a minimal install when
> setting up our servers to minimize security issues.  Could it be
> that by doing this, the rpm that contains the mime.types file
> didn't get installed?
> Thanks,
> Larry

You can use the yum "whatprovides" facility to find the rpm that has
what you are after. In this case, /etc/mime.types seems to be
provided by "mailcap-2.1.31-2.el6.noarch", which looks to be in the
base repo.

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