Set VLC as the default video player in Ubuntu 13.04

Make VLC your video player in Ubuntu 13.04

By , ITworld |  Software, vlc ubuntu 13.04

Here's how you can make VLC your default video player in Ubuntu 13.04.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

sudo mv /usr/share/applications/totem.desktop /usr/share/applications/vlc.desktop

sudo sed -i 's/totem.desktop/vlc.desktop/' /etc/share/applications/defaults.list

sudo sed -i 's/totem.desktop/vlc.desktop/' /etc/share/applications/mimeinfo.list

For more, see the original article at the link below.

How to Set VLC as the Default Player on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, 11.10 | Linux G

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