Firefox, switch default mp3 player away from Totem.

Jack Bowling jbinpg at
Thu Dec 14 01:59:38 UTC 2006

On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 03:51:52PM -0500, Tony K. wrote:
> I have recently noticed (since installing to Ubuntu 6.10?) that Totem
> wants to automatically start up to play mp3's when using Firefox.  I
> cannot find where to change the preferences to use another application
> like XMMS.  How do I change the preferences?  The download save box
> does not ask me whether or not I want to open the mp3 with another
> application.

A happy mplayer user here. I got rid of the associations by just nuking
all the libtotem links and files in the various browser plugins
directories.  rm -f libtotem*  is your friend.


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