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Ok. how can I change my Mimetypes in Firefox from using GXINE for internet video to MPlayer? Also when I goto shoutcast.com and try to stream some radio, it opens ...
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    Question Firefox and Mimetypes HELP


    Ok. how can I change my Mimetypes in Firefox from using GXINE for internet video to MPlayer? Also when I goto shoutcast.com and try to stream some radio, it opens up with GXine again. I want the .pls files to open via XMMS. I downloaded and installed Opera and that seems to be able to accept new mime-types, but how the heck do I do it in Firefox?

    Running Slack 11, KDE, Nvidia, yadda yadda. Everything works, just want to fix the gxine problem.

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    Firefox is a little strange in this respect.
    It's in the menu under "downloads"

    http://kb.mozillazine.org/Changing_m...ling_behaviour

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    Quote Originally Posted by rcgreen
    Firefox is a little strange in this respect.
    It's in the menu under "downloads"

    http://kb.mozillazine.org/Changing_m...ling_behaviour

    I did end up there a few days ago, but it wont let me ADD any new mimetypes other than Change the one that's in there. I cannot find an ADD button for that area. Is my FF broken?


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    Is my FF broken?
    No, that, unfortunately, is the normal behavior. When you
    try to download something with an unknown mime type, a dialog
    should appear so you can configure it at that time. Lame, but
    what can you do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rcgreen
    No, that, unfortunately, is the normal behavior. When you
    try to download something with an unknown mime type, a dialog
    should appear so you can configure it at that time. Lame, but
    what can you do?
    *sigh* I guess stop using Firefox. Opera works no problem.

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