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

Dan Thurman dant at cdkkt.com
Wed Jul 9 03:51:48 UTC 2008

Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks!
> Dan
Ok, I figured it out.  Just open the property of the file
in question and select "Open With" and select the default
player.  Simple.

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