Bug 78814 - File associations forgotten when chosing software to open with nautilus
File associations forgotten when chosing software to open with nautilus
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: nautilus (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Alexander Larsson
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2002-12-01 02:28 EST by sjarrettsprague
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:02 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-10-04 08:58:25 EDT
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Description sjarrettsprague 2002-12-01 02:28:30 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 

Description of problem:
I wanted to open real media files in nautilus. It asked me to associate a 
program. I get to a file association menu. I browse to realplay. Klick ok. And 
try to open. No deal. Do it again but check run in terminal and it remembers 
the program associated with .rm format. Problem is I don't want a terminal 
opening every time I play a file

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download realplayer8
2. click on a *rm file
3. Try and associate the file to realplay with and without checking the run 
terminal check box in file association menu

Actual Results:  Without checking run in terminal no program is associated. 
With run in terminal progam associated with filetype.

Expected Results:  Without checking run in terminal the program should be 
associated with the file type.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Alexander Larsson 2003-02-19 11:35:12 EST
I couldn't reproduce this when playing with other apps. But i see all sorts of
problems with realplayer on the beta.
Comment 2 Alexander Larsson 2003-02-19 11:46:32 EST
Hmmm. It seems realplayer requires LD_ASSUME_KERNEL to run with a NPTL kernel/libc.
Comment 3 Daniel Bussanich 2003-05-02 14:16:00 EDT
I get this problem too, nautilus keeps forgetting the file associations I added.
I edited all the video files (.mpeg, .mpg, .wma, etc.) but it always will forget
them after a few minutes. 
Comment 4 Daniel Bussanich 2003-05-02 14:17:09 EDT
I didn't notice this, but I am running 9 as opposed to 8.0.
Comment 5 Alexander Larsson 2004-10-04 08:58:25 EDT
I believe this is fixes at least in fc3, since the way this is handled
was totally redone.

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