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Unknown media type

When issuing dpkg or apt-get some messages appear among the usual output;

[root@narcissus (18:32:36) vb4]# dpkg -i virtualbox-4.1_4.1.6-74713~Ubuntu~natty_i386.deb
(Reading database ... 119517 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace virtualbox-4.1 4.1.4-74291~Ubuntu~natty (using virtualbox-4.1_4.1.6-74713~Ubuntu~natty_i386.deb) ...
* Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules                                                      [ OK ]
Unpacking replacement virtualbox-4.1 ...
Setting up virtualbox-4.1 (4.1.6-74713~Ubuntu~natty) ...
addgroup: The group `vboxusers' already exists as a system group. Exiting.
* Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules                                                      [ OK ]
* Uninstalling old VirtualBox DKMS kernel modules                                         [ OK ]
* Trying to register the VirtualBox kernel modules using DKMS                             [ OK ]
* Starting VirtualBox kernel modules                                                      [ OK ]
Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
Processing triggers for shared-mime-info ...
Unknown media type in type 'virtual/bluedevil-input'
Unknown media type in type 'virtual/bluedevil-audio'
Unknown media type in type 'virtual/bluedevil-sendfile'
Unknown media type in type 'all/all'
Unknown media type in type 'all/allfiles'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/mms'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/mmst'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/mmsu'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/pnm'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/rtspt'
Unknown media type in type 'uri/rtspu'
Unknown media type in type 'interface/x-winamp-skin'
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ...
Processing triggers for python-central ...

Don’t worry about the messages regarding Unknown media type. They refer to file associations in KDE which don’t have recognizable definitions.

You can get directly to your file associations, without sifting through settings, with the following command:

kcmshell4 filetypes
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