F18 defect in playing CDs.

Rick Stevens ricks at alldigital.com
Fri Mar 29 23:58:26 UTC 2013

On 03/29/2013 03:20 PM, Michael Schwendt issued this missive:
> On Fri, 29 Mar 2013 15:08:53 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>> On Fri, 2013-03-29 at 01:40 +0100, Alexander Volovics wrote:
>>> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 06:29:26PM -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>>> Previously in earlier versions of Fedora under GNOME when you put in a
>>>> CD it played the CD with whatever program you indicated should be used
>>>> automatically. Now that I have installed F18 on a second machine I found
>>>> the same behavior as on the first machine. The CD is not played
>>>> automatically but has to be played manually.
>>>> Why is this or what am I doing wrong?
>>> System Settings -> Details -> Removable Media -> CD audio / Music player
>>> AV
>> I did that and it does not work for me on either of my F18 machines. On
>> previous Fedora versions it works so something is wrong. I guess I have
>> have to keep searching for an answer.
> Just for the record, I tried this with a F19 install and an Audio CD,
> but inspite of above setting claiming "Ask what to do", nothing
> happened when I inserted the CD. GNOME did not ask me.

Can you try it with a different desktop (e.g. KDE or Xfce) to see if
it's a UI problem or a real problem lower down? There's lots of things
that won't work in Gnome3 with adding a ton of "add-ins" (absolutely
silly IMHO).
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