<table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0" ><tr><td valign="top" style="font: inherit;">Yes, this must be the explanation: the server (lightthd) is 'deciding' the file type based on suffix (not one that it can interpret, in my <doesn't work> case) and so my browser doesn't know what to do with it and asks me. If instead I use the 'correct' suffix, all is well.<br>Thank you Rick and Jeff. <br><br>a_kleider@yahoo.com<br><br>--- On <b>Mon, 6/11/12, Rick Moen <i><rick@linuxmafia.com></i></b> wrote:<br><blockquote style="border-left: 2px solid rgb(16, 16, 255); margin-left: 5px; padding-left: 5px;"><br>From: Rick Moen <rick@linuxmafia.com><br>Subject: Re: [sf-lug] need for .html suffix<br>To: sf-lug@linuxmafia.com<br>Date: Monday, June 11, 2012, 10:03 PM<br><br><div class="plainMail">Quoting Jeff Bragg (<a ymailto="mailto:jackofnotrades@gmail.com"
 href="/mc/compose?to=jackofnotrades@gmail.com">jackofnotrades@gmail.com</a>):<br><br>> Perhaps lighttpd default MIME-type settings (or more specifically, lack<br>> thereof)?  I don't know lighttpd well, but perhaps<br>> <a href="http://redmine.lighttpd.net/projects/lighttpd/wiki/Mimetype.assignDetailshas" target="_blank">http://redmine.lighttpd.net/projects/lighttpd/wiki/Mimetype.assignDetailshas</a><br>> some relevant answers.<br><br>Here's an example set of those from a lighttpd.conf file, FYI:<br><br># mimetype mapping<br>mimetype.assign            = (  <br>  ".pdf"          =>      "application/pdf",<br>  ".sig"          =>      "application/pgp-signature",<br>  ".spl"          =>      "application/futuresplash",<br>  ".class"     
   =>      "application/octet-stream",<br>  ".ps"           =>      "application/postscript",<br>  ".torrent"      =>      "application/x-bittorrent",<br>  ".dvi"          =>      "application/x-dvi",<br>  ".gz"           =>      "application/x-gzip",<br>  ".pac"          =>      "application/x-ns-proxy-autoconfig",<br>  ".swf"          =>      "application/x-shockwave-flash",<br>  ".tar.gz"       =>      "application/x-tgz",<br>  ".tgz"          =>      "application/x-tgz",<br>  ".tar"          =>   
   "application/x-tar",<br>  ".zip"          =>      "application/zip",<br>  ".mp3"          =>      "audio/mpeg",<br>  ".m3u"          =>      "audio/x-mpegurl",<br>  ".wma"          =>      "audio/x-ms-wma",<br>  ".wax"          =>      "audio/x-ms-wax",<br>  ".ogg"          =>      "audio/x-wav",<br>  ".wav"          =>      "audio/x-wav",<br>  ".gif"          =>      "image/gif",<br>  ".jpg"          =>      "image/jpeg",<br>  ".jpeg"         =>     
 "image/jpeg",<br>  ".png"          =>      "image/png",<br>  ".xbm"          =>      "image/x-xbitmap",<br>  ".xpm"          =>      "image/x-xpixmap",<br>  ".xwd"          =>      "image/x-xwindowdump",<br>  ".css"          =>      "text/css",<br>  ".html"         =>      "text/html",<br>  ".shtml"        =>      "text/html",<br>  ".htm"          =>      "text/html",<br>  ".js"           =>      "text/javascript",<br>  ".asc"          =>      "text/plain",<br> 
 ".c"            =>      "text/plain",<br>  ".conf"         =>      "text/plain",<br>  ".text"         =>      "text/plain",<br>  ".txt"          =>      "text/plain",<br>  ".dtd"          =>      "text/xml",<br>  ".xml"          =>      "text/xml",<br>  ".mpeg"         =>      "video/mpeg",<br>  ".mpg"          =>      "video/mpeg",<br>  ".mov"          =>      "video/quicktime",<br>  ".qt"           =>      "video/quicktime",<br>  ".avi"   
       =>      "video/x-msvideo",<br>  ".asf"          =>      "video/x-ms-asf",<br>  ".asx"          =>      "video/x-ms-asf",<br>  ".wmv"          =>      "video/x-ms-wmv"<br> )<br><br><br>_______________________________________________<br>sf-lug mailing list<br><a ymailto="mailto:sf-lug@linuxmafia.com" href="/mc/compose?to=sf-lug@linuxmafia.com">sf-lug@linuxmafia.com</a><br><a href="http://linuxmafia.com/mailman/listinfo/sf-lug" target="_blank">http://linuxmafia.com/mailman/listinfo/sf-lug</a><br>Information about SF-LUG is at <a href="http://www.sf-lug.org/" target="_blank">http://www.sf-lug.org/</a><br></div></blockquote></td></tr></table>