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Old 01-15-2004, 07:09 AM   #1
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linking files?

wondering how i might go about linking files to automatically open up with a certain program

like doubleclicking on snatch.avi t o load up with mplayer in fullscreen

anyone know how to do this?
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What are you using (distro,desktop environ...)?
Old 01-15-2004, 03:19 PM   #3
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Set it up in the preferences/options of your file browser. With something like Konqueror or Gentoo you can set up multiple applications to handle the same file type.
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Old 01-15-2004, 07:46 PM   #5
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There are a number of ways of doing this.

1) Go to the settings menu --> configure konqueror --> file associations
2) Right click on the file, go to edit filetype and add a new entry for your player, then make sure it is at the top of the list.
3) Right click on the file, go to open with..., then other. Type in your player and then check the tick-box remember application association for this filetype.

Using method 3 your new player may not be at the top of the list.



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