Howto restore user choice in Hardy media handling
jh+ubuntu at daria.co.uk
Mon Mar 24 11:53:32 UTC 2008
On Mon, 24 Mar 2008 11:03:27 +0000
JosephK <joseph at oxtedonline.net> wrote:
> On 10:09 Mon 24 Mar , Jonathan Hudson wrote:
> > In Gutsy, the user could choose which application opened video DVDs and
> > photo media, in gnome-volume-manager.
> > In Hardy, the applications (totem, f-spot) appear to be fixed by
> > Nautilus.
> > Anyone care to explain how to restore user choice in media handling?
> Possibly a bug?
Thanks for the clue; --- of course I should have searched for f-spot
bugs rather than nautilus :-)
Appears somewhat suboptimal to me; previously one could just enter the
command in the g-v-m dialogue. Now one has to:
* Find the .desktop (probably for both the app you don't want (to find-
the correct mime types)) as well as the one you want;
* Edit the (system?) desktop file;
* Run two commands:
sudo update-mime-database /usr/share/mime
* Hope ones favourite app doesn't get upgraded so it all breaks again.
Think I preferred the old way, unless someone has a better idea.
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