selection 200 songs and open with vlc-player makes system more or less unusable

Bug #124712 reported by Alexander Menk on 2007-07-08
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
vlc (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: nautilus

If I open a huge amount of selected media files in nautilus, the program is started many, many times but I intended to open the files in a playlist. Perhaps there must just an other open-method be configured for mediaplayers. Or nautilus should produce a warning, if opening more then 10 files at once.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Jul 8 12:52:00 2007
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/nautilus
Package: nautilus 1:2.18.1-0ubuntu1
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcCmdline: nautilus --sm-config-prefix /nautilus-Xp0VTb/ --sm-client-id 117f000101000117684120400000060630002 --screen 0
ProcCwd: /home/self
SourcePackage: nautilus
Uname: Linux self-laptop 2.6.20-16-generic #2 SMP Thu Jun 7 20:19:32 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

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Alexander Menk (alex-menk) wrote :
Siegfried Gevatter (rainct) wrote :

With which program do you have this problems?

Changed in nautilus:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Triaged
assignee: nobody → rainct
status: Triaged → Incomplete
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

the title mention vlc, it's likely it doesn't use the correctly .desktop parameters

Changed in vlc:
assignee: rainct → nobody
status: Incomplete → Confirmed

I have found the easiest way to achieve this is to use nautlius-actions

sudo apt-get install nautilus-actions
then configure to taste for example:

Label: Add to Playlist
Icon: gtk-add
Path: totem
Parameters: --enqueue %M
Filenames: *.mp3 ;
Appears if selection has mutiple files or folders: true

This adds an Add to Playlist option when a mp3 or selection of mp3's are right clicked. Selecting the option will add the selected mp3's to totems playlist.

Changed in vlc:
assignee: nobody → norsetto
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in vlc:
status: Triaged → In Progress
Changed in vlc:
assignee: norsetto → nobody
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Cesare Tirabassi (norsetto) wrote :

vlc (0.8.6.release.c-0ubuntu5) gutsy; urgency=low

  * Add patch 030_fix_exec_field_code:
    - fix opening multiple files leads to multiple instances (LP: #124712)

 -- Cesare Tirabassi <email address hidden> Mon, 08 Oct 2007 23:41:44 +0200

Changed in vlc:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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