running mplayer instead of totem

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Oct 2 00:08:06 UTC 2008


On 10/01/2008 05:01 PM, NoOp wrote:

> 
> Turns out it's not quite as simple as one would wish... this is for VLC,
> but I reckon that it would apply to mplayer as well:

Sorry forgot a link:
http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Hardy#How_to_make_VLC_open_when_you_insert_a_DVD
[again vlc, but probably can be modified for mplayer]

> 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vlc/+bug/191475
> [[hardy] media tab in file management preferences missing applications]
> and
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/227162
> [ "File Management Preferences - Media" should allow arbitrary commands]
> Upstream: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=532474
> 
> Note: You might want to try smplayer (sudo apt-get install smplayer
> smplayer-themes smplayer-translations), it's a very nice front-end for
> mplayer.
> 
> For the time being I find it easier to just place the smplayer launch
> icon on the desktop & set nautilus to "do nothing" and then after
> putting in the dvd use the icon & then "Open|DVD from drive".
> 
> 
> 





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