Bug#507630: Acknowledgement (nautilus: Is gnome-volume-manager obsolete with nautils 2.24.x?)

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Wed Dec 3 19:55:18 UTC 2008

Sven Arvidsson wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-12-03 at 19:10 +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
>>> If I go to Edit->Preferences->Media in nautilus, there is a
>>> configuration tab for media handling (although here everything is greyed
>>> out, which is probably a bug on its own).
>> Attached is a screenshot, which shows what I mean. I have totem and gthumb
>> installed, fwiw.
> It's probably a bug that you can't assign an application of your choice
> even if none are found, anyway...
> For gthumb, you probably need the version in experimental:
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=560352
> For totem, i guess not being registered as a music player is a feature.
> If you have totem-gstreamer installed, it will not yet be registered as
> a DVD-player, see bug 370789, totem-xine should work.
> On my system, I have Rhythmbox registered as a music player, and F-spot
> for photos, so the media handling in nautilus does work.

Ok, thanks for the info.

> FYI, Fedora has decided to ditch g-v-m,
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2008-November/msg01806.html

In that case, I think gnome-desktop-environment should stop depending on g-v-m
and nautilus should probably add a Conflicts: gnome-volume-manager.
Otherwise we have two applications fighting over who does the media handling.


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