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I'd like if possible to disable VLC from using the MPRIS interface. I use the Gnome-shell media player extension and it also includes VLC in it which i dont want to. Does anyone know how to do that? (disable vlc's mpris support or hide vlc from the media player gnome-shell extension)

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Go to Preferences in VLC. Click on All in Show settings in the bottom.

Go to Control interface under Interface and uncheck the option next to D-Bus control interface and save the changes.

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unfortunately thats already unchecked but the media player extension still notices vlc – Adonis K. Aug 19 '12 at 12:33
Accepted the answer? It is working now? – jokerdino Aug 21 '12 at 23:19
No but i thought this might be a problem on my setup and not with vlc's settings. – Adonis K. Aug 22 '12 at 0:03
Alright. It was confusing for me since you accepted the answer without leaving any comment. – jokerdino Aug 22 '12 at 5:55

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