On Tuesday, 2011-07-26, Jim McCloskey wrote: > Hello. I was really happy to discover that okular allows one to play > sound-files and video-files from within PDF documents. This is a big > step forward for a user like me (an academic, using LaTeX and Beamer > to produce PDF for presentations). Sound files are particularly > important for the work I do (in linguistics). > > I have a question though: when an external player is called by okular > to handle a particular file-type, where is it defined which program is > called and is this customizable? At present on my system, the player > called is gmplayer, and I would really prefer it to be mplayer with no > GUI. I had thought that this would be handled by the MIME system, so I > added what I hoped would be the right line to ~/.mailcap. This hasn't > had the hoped-for effect, though; gmplayer is still being called. Probably by MIME type (file type) association, see KDE system settings -> file associations and check your MIME type(s). Cheers, Kevin
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