Bug 601645 - RFE: option to run ISO from nautilus
Summary: RFE: option to run ISO from nautilus
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Virtualization Tools
Classification: Community
Component: virt-manager (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2010-06-08 11:52 UTC by Michael Monreal
Modified: 2013-08-17 14:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-08-17 14:06:36 UTC
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Description Michael Monreal 2010-06-08 11:52:37 UTC
Currently, if you right-click .iso files in nautilus, you get the options to open them with archive mounter, archive manager or brasero, so you can browse or burn the image.

It would be very nice if Virt-Manager was listed. If selected, a dialog similar to the current "new vm" dialog would pop up. Basicly, all the options of 'new vm' should be there, plus the option to not actually save this VM configuration for the cases where you just want to boot the live cd once.

The nautilus integration itself would be as simple as providing a .desktop file like this:

[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=Virtual Machine Manager
Exec=virt-manager --iso=%u
MimeType=application/x-cd-image;
Terminal=false
Type=Application
NoDisplay=true

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Comment 2 Cole Robinson 2011-06-10 16:54:16 UTC
Still relevant, moving to F15

Comment 3 Cole Robinson 2012-01-18 16:54:45 UTC
Moving to upstream tracker

Comment 4 Cole Robinson 2013-08-17 14:06:36 UTC
Boxes handles this sort of tight desktop integration nowadays, so closing as WONTFIX


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