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Re: [SLUG] Apache serving .doc files

Matt Hyne wrote:
> I am trying to get my Linux based apache web server to serve some .DOC MS Word files.  However I am having the following problems.
> 1. When I click on the link, the file starts downloading as (garbled) text into the netscape window.

Netscape doesn't know what to do with a ".doc" file.
Edit -> Preferences _> navigator -> applications -> create new type doc
(look at some of the others (like plain text). You want to select the
"save to disk option"

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