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Linux Shell Scripting: Mime type without filename

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for f in *
do 
  mime=`file -i $f`
  echo $mime
done

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How can I get it to return something like:
text/plain; charset=us-ascii
insteead of:
file.txt: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
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Question by:hankknight
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Add "-b" as a parameter
    file -b -i $f
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I've just answered this in another of your questions - do you want to close this as a duplicate question?
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