[xubuntu-users] Where are program files in Xubuntu ?

Vincent mailinglists at vinnl.nl
Tue Dec 16 13:07:49 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 6:15 AM, leegold <leegold at fastmail.fm> wrote:

> With Xubuntu 8.10 I somehow got plugins in Firefox that play music files
> inside Firefox. I don't want this. I want the music player application
> itself to open and play the audio file. So I disabled the Totem web
> browser plugin - that made it so a window opens up asking if I want to
> save the file or play it. It asks me to browse to the application and
> choose it for opening the music files. If I check the box to always use
> this app I will get the action I want.
> The problem is it wants me to browse to the executable file for eg. the
> Listen Music player or eg. totem. In XP I know they're in Program Files
> folder but in Linux I don't the slightest idea. What file extention or
> file type do look for? Were do I browse to? Is there a utility that
> could them fast and is simple to use?
> Thanks

Mostly you can pick '/usr/bin/exo-open', which is an application that
automatically picks the preferred application.

That said, in previous versions of Xubuntu you could solve this by
installing 'firefox-gnome-support', but I'd swear this issue had been solved
for Xubuntu 8.10.

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