[MPlayer-users] mplayer.desktop has incorrect "Exec" line?

andrew andrew.david.45 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 22:32:04 CET 2008

On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 07:41:15PM +0100, Christian Lohmaier wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 04:09:08PM -0200, Alejandro Jarovisky wrote:
> > 
> > After a default GNOME (version 2.20.3) and mplayer installation, I get 
> > the following error when double-clicking a video file:
> > "Failed to open file:///home/nuwanda/video.avi"
> Try whether you can open it with that URL from the commandline. My
> (g)mplayer has no problem with URI-style filearguments. (that is what
> the %U stands for - accepts one or multiple file-arguments in URI
> notation)

I believe that the problem occurs when either the path or the filename
has spaces in it.



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