firefox, mplayerplug-in

Aaron Konstam akonstam at
Fri Feb 1 15:11:46 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 14:02 -0400, francis keyes wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm using Fedora 7 with firefox-
> Whenever I try to download an mp3 the file opens in Firefox and starts
> playing instead of asking me what I want to do with the file.   i
> thought this might be the mplayerplug-in at work but removing the
> plugin with yum made no change.
> I tried Preferences--> Content--> File Types--> Manage but no file
> types are listed and I can't add any.
> Does nyone know how to tell Firefox what to do with an mp3 file?
> Thanks  
Here is what you can do. I wish Mozilla would fix this. Go to
about:config in firefox.
Change the configuration Of: from true to false by
clicking on it.
Then: Preferences--> Content--> File Types--> Manage  
will display which programs handle which file types.
I exist, therefore I am paid.
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at

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