association of applications with media

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Thu Jul 31 21:09:31 UTC 2008

On Thursday 31 July 2008 21:54:12 Aaron Konstam wrote:
> Let me try one more time. Someone must know the answer to this seemingly
> critical question. How to arrange it that a particular application is
> used to process a particular media?
> totem for example will handle DVDs or it will handle CDs, etc, etc and
> so forth.
> As a further example :
> explains how totem can be used to play DVDs. Well if you install vlc
> that application becomes the default for DVDs. How can that be changed?
Same way as you always did, as far as I can see.  System Settings > Advanced > 
File Associations - put extension into search box and move applications up 
and down the list so that the preferred one is at the top.


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