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[Bug 1216788] Re: #!/usr/bin/python files and similar variants are not shown as executable files


based on what you have shown, it's unclear what the issue is:
1. are the files executable in the terminal? if so, you should check the executable flags. this may be obvious, but it's worth looking into.
2. are they only files that use #!/usr/bin/python? what about python3? what about #!/usr/bin/env python? for that matter, where does /usr/bin/python point to? it is a symbolic link after all.
3. is it only a problem being able to double click them in the GUI? if so, try running pcmanfm in the terminal and double  clicking on the icon. what output do you get in the terminal?

furthermore, what are the versions of everything are we talking about?
what 14.10 image? a release or a daily image? which one? what is the
last version you can say this was working with?

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  #!/usr/bin/python files and similar variants are not shown as
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Bug description:
  I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 dev with shared-mime-info 1.1-0ubuntu4. For a few days after upgrading the system I have noticed that python-files aren't shown as executable files anymore. I have already opened a bug report on upstream for this: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=68494
  But I'm not sure if this is really a bug in shared-mime-info because after downgrading shared-mime-info, PCManFM and libfm to the versions from Ubuntu 13.04 (libfm-data, libfm-gtk-bin, libfm-gtk-data, libfm-gtk3, libfm3, pcmanfm, shared-mime-info) and rebooting the system the problem still exists.

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