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Old 07-07-2012, 03:42 PM   #1
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XFCE how do I disable dvd autoplay?

I am using xbmc with xubuntu and xfce desktop. I have the problem that when I insert a film dvd xfce starts autoplaying it with parole - this is not what I want - since it blocks the xbmc from doing it. Now where can I disable this - preferably from which config file, since I am limited to controlling my living room pc via ssh...
Old 07-07-2012, 05:48 PM   #2
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Xfce setting manager=Removable Drives and Media

Under Removable Staorage:
de-select auto run programs and auto open files on new ...

Under Multimedia:
play audio cd
play video cd
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Old 07-08-2012, 02:55 AM   #3
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Thanks - now can I get the settings manager, open from a remote machine via ssh? What's the commandline
input for it?

It's a bit bothersome since my PC running the xfce is in the living room with no keyboard and
mouse ...

EDIT: got it - via vnc

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Old 07-08-2012, 03:37 AM   #4
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Settings are kept in an xml file,

I assume you can edit this.
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Old 07-08-2012, 05:12 AM   #5
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Cool, thanks - hate them GUIs


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