How do you set your favorite movie player as the default player?

Dan Thurman dant at
Wed Jul 9 02:48:24 UTC 2008

Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-08 at 19:25 -0700, Dan Thurman wrote:
> > I looked in the Preference menu but could not find
> > the menu item to set default preferences for movie/audio
> > players.
> What Preference menu? What desktop? What version of Fedora?
1) System->Preferences>???
2) Gnome desktop
3) F9

In my case, when I open a file browser and double-click on a
MP4 video file, mine pops up with RealPlayer.  Somehow
MP4 files are chosen to open RealPlayer.  What I want to
do is the change the default so that it opens the MPlayer
for example.


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