Movie Player

Saba Moshe sabamoshe at
Mon Apr 13 12:12:23 UTC 2009

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Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 05:33:36 -0400
From: "a_puzzeled_newbie(^_^);" <benjamin1254 at>
Subject: Re: Movie Player
To: habtool at, "Ubuntu user technical support,  not for general
       discussions" <ubuntu-users at>
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i love mplayer too and i love it as the backend that runs geexbox but no one
yet has answered this person yet where to tell the OS that HE/SHE wants vlc
which also is a great player i may add... to run as the PRIMARY media
player. in my case...

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Yes, Roy Smith did - see below. The link contains explicit
instructions how to make VLC the default player.

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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...


Roy Smith
Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex
Registered Linux User #488144

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Saba Moshe

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