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I have installed Beatbox but I can't set it as default music player in System Configuration of Gnome-shell. How can I set it manually?


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BeatBox can't be actually define like default audio player in Gnome: https://bugs.launchpad.net/beat-box/+bug/972956
I want to know how can I define manually the default audio player in the same manner that I can define the default calendar app: How to change Gnome Shell calendar default application?

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Click on Applications --> System Tools --> system settings, once it opens

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Click on Details, and then Default Applications, and choose BeatBox from the music menu.

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Here is how I got beatbox to be the default. I just installed BeatBox with this command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sgringwe/beatbox
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install beatbox

I opened Ubuntu Tweaks, and clicked on File Type Manager, enter image description here

and changed all the Audio to BeatBox instead of Rhythmbox.

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Like I said: "I can't set it as default music player in System Configuration of Gnome-shell." See this Beatbox bug: bugs.launchpad.net/beat-box/+bug/972956 –  Simón Jun 29 '12 at 13:21
    
Take a look at the added info. –  Mitch Jun 29 '12 at 14:27
    
@Simón If this answered your question, you may mark this answer as accepted. –  Mitch Jun 29 '12 at 14:58
    
I want define in Gnome Shell the default audio player. That solution only define the default audio player for each mime-type and for that I don't need install ubuntu-tweak. –  Simón Jun 30 '12 at 12:48

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