how to disable media:/ feature?
art.alexion at verizon.net
Wed Feb 1 15:17:43 UTC 2006
Urtzi Jauregi wrote:
>On Tuesday 31 January 2006 15:08, Art Alexion wrote:
>>My problem is related. In my prior KDE (whatever Hoary came with), if I
>>inserted an audio or blank disk in the CD-ROM, an icon for it would
>>appear on the desktop -- nothing more -- nice. Now with Breezy 3.4.3,
>>every time I insert an audio CD, Konqueror opens up with it -- a lot of
>>useless CPU cycles since 99.9% of the time, I just close it. And every
>>time I insert a blank disk, Konqueror *tries* to open it, but just
>>displays an error. Very annoying.
> I had that problem and solved it just now (in KDE 3.5) by disabling the
> media notifier daemon(*). In the Control Center, go to KDE Components ->
> Service Manager and, in the lower window, disable the "Media Notifier
> Daemon" but *not* the "KDED Media Manager". I suspect that the latter makes
> KDE detect media insertion/removal, while the former does all the
> interaction with the user.
> It works perfectly for me now.
> - G. K. -
> (*) The KDE Control Center calls it "Deamon" -- Does this qualify as a bug?
No such daemon in KDE 3.4.3. Could it be Kmilo?
Someone sent me a suggestion to "Have a look at
/etc/ivman/IvmConfigActions.xml and comment out the annoying parts. So
at least the opening of Konqueror could be avoided..."
That worked but did not restore the appearance of the desktop icon, so I
restored the default version of the xml config file, and tried to do it
the way you suggested.
Any ideas for fixing this in KDE 3.4.3?
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