How to Install chemical-mime-data in Ubuntu 18.04

Install chemical-mime-data by entering the following commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install chemical-mime-data


chemical MIME and file type support for desktops

The chemical media type and various subtypes have been proposed by Henry Rzepa, Peter-Murray Rust and Benjamin Whitaker in 1996 as an addition to the existing MIME types. The proposal didn't succeed but various applications make use of these MIME/file types. This package adds support to Linux desktops to detect and recognize files of the chemical/* media type. . See also for


Version: 0.1.94-7

Section: universe/misc