running mplayer instead of totem

Ken McLennan kenrmcl at
Wed Oct 1 07:58:17 UTC 2008

G'day there Karl,

> How to I tell Hardy which movie player to use?
    I'm using Xubuntu with the Thunar file manager, but other FMs are 
probably similar. I simply right click on a file icon (my DVD drive has 
died so I can't test with a movie disc), go to Properties, and on the 
General tab I get an "Open With:" drop down with a list of the installed 
players. I simply select the one I want & from there on that type of 
file opens with the selected option.

Hope that helps,
See ya
Ken McLennan
Qld, Australia
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