changing default "movie player?"

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at
Sun Jul 4 02:17:28 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-07-03 at 21:14 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> On 03/07/10 21:05, Rikke D. Giles wrote:
> > On 07/03/2010 05:58:17 PM, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> >    
> >>      Where is the default movie player set?
> >>      
> >
> > In gnome it's on the multimedia tab under system ->  preferences ->
> > preferred applications.  No idea where it is with KDE.
> >
> > Rikke
> >    
>     I changed it there to no avail. I still have to save clips to play
>     them with VLC which works without a fuss. I don't need it often but
>     when I do I don't want to jump through hoops ... I normally use XFCE
>     but switched back to Gnome to make that change. It hasn't worked.

It's not clear from your post exactly what situation you're talking
about. If you mean the result of clicking on a video link in a web
browser, you need to configure the browser. If not, please explain in
more detail.


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