Totem and VLC
k5di at zianet.com
Wed May 28 23:32:21 UTC 2008
James Takac wrote:
> Hi Karl
> On Thursday 29 May 2008 01:06:40 Karl Larsen wrote:
>> I am setting up my new 7.10 and did apt-get vlc which is working
>> with all but movies. I need a special codex for that. But forget what
>> it's name is.
>> I am trying to leave Totem installed but get VLC to be the selected
>> viewer for movies and things. I went to System - Preferences - Preferred
>> Applications and found that Totem was the one. I changed to a Custom and
>> in the Command put vlc. Alas this does not work.
>> Since Totem is no longer the preferred application why does it keep
>> coming up?
>> Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
>> Linux User
>> #450462 http://counter.li.org.
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> Try another approach. Right click on a media file you want associated with vlc
> and choose properties. Then goto the open with tab and add or mark vlc there.
> That should do it.
Your correct James. I did that on one movie and now they all respond
with VLC. Amazing and thank you!
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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