[Lubuntu] How to edit choices in popup: Removable media is inserted: audio CD

John Hupp lubuntu at prpcompany.com
Sat Sep 15 23:05:03 UTC 2012

I reinstalled gnome-mplayer, thinking that might fix whatever setting 
was missing, but the result was the same.

I then completely removed gnome-mplayer and gecko-mediaplayer, then 
reinstalled gnome-mplayer (but not gecko-mediaplayer for the moment), 
and the result still was the same.

On 9/13/2012 1:01 PM, John Hupp wrote:
> It seemed like a good clue, but there must be more than one mechanism 
> governing this.
> In /usr/share/applications, I compared audacious.desktop with 
> gnome-mplayer.desktop and found that the MimeType entry for audacious 
> included x-content/audio-cdda, but this was lacking for 
> gnome-mplayer.  So I added that and rebooted, but still got the same 
> popup when inserting an audio CD (no choice for Gnome Mplayer).
> On 9/13/2012 12:09 PM, Julien Lavergne wrote:
>> Le 09/13/2012 03:55 AM, John Hupp a écrit :
>>> But I found that my only choices were Xfburn, Audacious, and Open in 
>>> File Manager.  Gnome Mplayer was not offered.
>>> What do I edit to make it offer that in the popup?  (I thought of 
>>> MIME types, but noted that "audio CD" is not found in 
>>> /etc/mime.types, which I understand is part of the challenge, in 
>>> that it is not a true file system.)
>> It's in the .desktop file (look at /usr/share/applications/). If it's 
>> working for Audacious and not for gnome-mplayer, it's probably a 
>> missing MIME association in the desktop file.
>> Regards,
>> Julien Lavergne

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