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Re: "Extension Buddy" for Fedora 9?



On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 12:38 +0100, Mark wrote:
> Hey,
> 
> A few days ago i installed Audacious on my Fedora 8 and it works fine!
> no issue with that. But now i wanted to open up a .m3u file extension
> and fedora didn't know what to do with it.. so i had to select the
> audio player for it manually (Audacious). And there are a lot more
> extensions that fedora doesn't know of. .m3u is just an example.
> 
> Now because of this i'm wondering if it would be a good idea to have a
> "Codec Budde" for the extensions (lets call it Extension Buddy) that
> fixes extensions for files if the program than can play it is
> installed or that it shows a list of possible applications that can
> handle that extension (like Codec Buddy with the codecs) or that it
> lets you select a default application for every single extension (that
> last part is needed in linux).
> 
> So what do you think of it?
> good idea? bad idea?

Good idea, and it's already been discussed on fedora-desktop-list. See
the thread at:
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-desktop-list/2007-June/msg00034.html

We're just missing implementation.


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