Originally Posted by sn68
You can also try & right click the video file and choose properties, somewhere in properties you can select open with, select vlc
Yes, it's true!
But is there a way to associate file types with programs (like you can do on Windows) in Gnome?
EDIT: I just found it, you have to right click in the file, select properties, go to "Open with" tab and select the default player.