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

Felix Miata mrmazda at ij.net
Mon Dec 8 19:28:07 UTC 2008

On 2008/12/08 18:06 (GMT) James Kerr composed:

> 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 
> behaviours.

I tried there before my original post also, and didn't find any obvious way
to do it. The closest thing to obvious was the defaults button, which I
thought would cause the popup to reappear on disk insertion, where I could
make a correct selection, but that didn't happen.

This time I saw the medium types select list, which offers the opportunity to
select blank DVD, then select the choice I actually wanted in the first place
(do nothing) as the auto action. That seems to have fixed it. Thanks!
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