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Re: why Totem?



On Sun, 2006-09-17 at 02:03 +0930, Tim wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-09-16 at 09:57 -0400, Claude Jones wrote:
> > Where and how is Totem being invoked, and why?  Normally, clicking on
> > a .wmv file in Firefox opens the mplayerplug-in window and after a
> > time, the file plays - why occasionally does this alternative behavior
> > get invoked?

> You may find that the sites that work right are sending the proper MIME
> type, and your system is palming the data off to the preferred
> application to handle it.  And, with the sites that don't, you'll end up
> downloading the data for you to handle, yourself.

That would be better if that happened, but it hands off to Helix
instead. I don't want to allow Helix, so I just may as well rpm -e the
#^# #$% and be rid of it so that mplayer can do the job. Like Claude, I
have mplayer configured everywhere that helix lived and is supposed to
be started first. I may have to remove all other apps as potential
candidates... just mplayer alone. Ric

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