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Month: October 2013

Re: [trinity-users] KIOExec error playing DVD

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2013 11:03:57 -0800
On Monday 30 September 2013 15:06:24 you wrote:
> On 09/30/2013 11:51 AM, Dan Youngquist wrote:
> > I'm trying to make a DVD play in vlc when inserted.  The command
> > line is set to 'vlc /dev/dvd', which works perfectly in XFCE, but
> > in trinity it results in an error box with title 'Error - KIOExec'
> > and contents '/media/cdrom0 is a folder, but a file was expected.'
> The problem seems to be that the DVD isn't getting mounted before VLC
> tries to play it.  When I put in a DVD and the window pops up, if I
> first double-click on the DVD's icon on the desktop to mount it and
> open it in Konqueror, then go back to the window and select 'Open in
> VLC', then VLC opens and plays it without the above error.
> So the question becomes, (a) how do I make it (KIOExec?) mount the
> DVD before VLC tries to play it?  And shouldn't it already do it
> right, like XFCE does?
> By the way, this is on Debian Wheezy.

I get the same behavior as you do. The window that pops up has choices, 
most are related to k3b, do nothing , or ope\n in new window..which 
will mount it.

I will need to play around with it, later, but it this 'seems' like it 
could be a mine type issue, edit mime types and put the default 
behavior for the action you want ?