[kde-linux] a new medium has been detected - what do you want to do?

James Kerr jim at jkerr82508.free-online.co.uk
Mon Dec 8 18:06:02 UTC 2008

On Monday 08 December 2008 Felix Miata wrote:

> On 2008/12/08 16:18 (GMT) Anne Wilson composed:
> > On Monday 08 December 2008 15:45:50 Felix Miata wrote:
> >> I accidentally made a dumb "always do this for this type of media"
> >> choice for blank DVD media and now can't figure out how to undo it.
> >> When I have K3B already open waiting for a blank to be inserted,
> >> there's no reason for that popup to even happen in the first place.
> >> How do I stop that from happening in 3.5.5??
> >
> > I'm running 4.1.3, but I think the resolution is the same.  In
> > KDE4 it's systemsettings, in KDE3 it's kcontrol.  Either way you are
> > looking for File Associations, which, IIRC, is under KDE Components in
> > kcontrol, and is on the Advanced tab of systemsettings.  Under
> > x-content you should see blank-dvd.  Remove the association and all
> > should be well.
> I looked in kcontrol file associations before writing. I couldn't, and
> still can't, make any sense of it. In media for type blank DVD it shows
> blanks for filename patterns and application preference order. For type
> dvd_unmounted it won't let me remove any of the 4 items listed in
> application preference order.

kcontrol/Peripherals/Storage Media is where you can control these 


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