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Hello. I'm a BIG NOOB! I'm wanting to fully switch to linux (the only exceptions being the games I play that are only availble on Windows, i.e. Halo). What I'm wanting to do is create shortcust for my M3U files so I can easily select the MP3 that I want to play. I'm runniing RedHat9.0 and KDE3.1 (hoping to go to 3.2 as soon as it's available in non-beta format) Thanks!
Thanks Demonbane, but I that wasn't quite what I was looking for. However, I found that what I'm wanting to do is possible, but not as easy as say (blah) Windows. What I had to do is create a new folder in the KDE (start?) menu and then create a link to an app and then link that app to the requested M3U file. i.e.
xmms "/mnt/Mount Folder/Folder/Album/Title/desired music.m3u"
Once I did this, I have to create each and every link by hand. By chance, do you know of an easier way?
Make sure xmms is the default application for opening m3u files, how about just copy/link them directly to your desktop, or make folders on the desktop to manage them. Or have a search in freshmeat, I'm sure there are good playlist management software projects out there.