[MPlayer-users] Turning GNOME MPlayer into a normal one

Vladimir Mosgalin mosgalin at VM10124.spb.edu
Fri Feb 22 15:45:46 CET 2013

Hi Alexander Roalter!

 On 2013.02.22 at 15:04:01 +0100, Alexander Roalter wrote next:

> >I understand this this is a very silly issue, but it's been bothering me
> >for a while and I decided to ask. Maybe someone is aware of some easy
> >way of changing it. Anyhow if you don't know, don't bother - it's not
> >really worth investing time in it.
> >
> I think this is Gnome being a smartass and trying to guess a proper
> name for the application from the process name. Don't know where to
> fix it though. Does it also happen if you rename the mplayer
> executable to, say superduperplayer ? Is it then still recognized as
> GNOME MPlayer?

Yes, no matter how I rename it, it's "GNOME MPlayer"; also, no matter
how I rename mplayer2 from default "mplayer", it's "mplayer2" in gnome.



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