Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 244559
gnome-volume-manager has wrong media play commands
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:51:07 EST
Description of problem:
In /etc/gconf/schemas/gnome-volume-manager.schemas there are defaults
for autoplay_dvd_command, autoplay_vcd_command and autoplay_cda_command.
In all cases these commands are 'totem %d' and, AFAICS, in all cases
they are wrong.
Inserting DVD, even if required libraries are present, is causing
totem to display error messages about missing plugins and nothing
plays. A correct auto-play command in this case happens to be:
totem --play dvd://
and that one actually works as expected.
I do not have any correct VCD with which to check but I strongly
suspect that in this case one should use
totem --play vcd://
In a case of audio CD a command
totem --play %d
(with %d actually substituted by /dev/cdrom or equivalent)
does start playing but this is a really poor cousin of
gnome-cd --play --unique
as the later shows, when available, CD and track information
while in totem all of that is always either "Unknown" or blank.
Sigh! I just found (see bug 244558) that 'gnome-cd' is strangely
picky about accepted device names and segfaults when they are
not to its liking. As a result the more proper
gnome-cd --play --unique --device %d
does not work.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-volume-manager-2.17.0-7.fc7 and earlier too
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