rasmith1959 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 07:20:49 UTC 2009
Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> The title is the new name for Totem. It is terrible software I and
> thousands others have replaced with the VLC software. In all versions of
> Ubuntu up to Jaunty I have been able to remove Totem from my computer.
> On Jaunty it appears it is not possible to kill this poor excuse of a
> Movie Player.
> As it is now I must specify use of VLC on every thing I use. Not
> doing that causes Movie Player to come up and want to find new drivers
> so it can show me what VLC does out of the BOX!
> Is there somewhere I can tell Ubuntu to use VLC instead of
> Totem/Movie Player?
You might want to take a look at this from the Ubuntu forums:
This goes through the steps to set up Ubuntu for all kinds of multimedia
stuff, from playing DVD's to MP3's. There's even a section in there
that will tell you how to make VLC the default movie player...
Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex
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