On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 14:46 -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 13:42 -0600, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Bill Nottingham <notting(a)redhat.com> said:
> > Kyrre Ness Sjobak (kyrre(a)solution-forge.net) said:
> > > What about simple "play that .mp3, i want to know what's in
it" kind of
> > > use? I must admit that i still use XMMS for that - it just works. Having
> > > a libary isn't always what you want. So i have xmms as my default
> > > for all audio files. When i want to listen to an album i ripped (etc), i
> > > fire up rythmbox, import the files if neccessary, and play it.
> > Commandline? madplay or similar.
> > I'd assume in the filemanager there would be something small that
> > would launch on doubleclick. But I could be wrong.
> In FC3 (with MP3 support added via livna for xmms and gstreamer)), I
> opened nautilus and double clicked on an MP3. It brought up the Helix
> Player Setup Assistant. That just goes through the release notes (kind
> of dumb), then brings up a box that says that there is a "component
> missing" with a "Get RealPlayer" button.
This is a complex issue, but basically what it boils down to is
that /usr/share/applications/defaults.list can only contain one
application for each MIME type. Once we fix that, we can ensure that
e.g. if you don't have HelixPlayer installed but do have totem, you get
This is supported since gnome-vfs 2.8.3.
Alexander Larsson Red Hat, Inc
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