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I used to have ABCDE run automatically and rip a CD when I put it in my computer. I did this by selecting ABCDE for when a CD is inserted through the Media tab in Nautilus but this option has been removed in 11.10.

There isn't an option to add a custom command in the menu on removable media so how would i go about getting ABCDE to run when i insert a CD.

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Please mark your answer below as accepted :) – Nitin Venkatesh Feb 24 '12 at 20:01

I managed to fix the problem by

  1. Making a .desktop file for abcde in the /usr/share/applications/ folder

  2. Editing defaults.list, changing the




I'm not sure if this is the best solution but it seems to be working fine so far.

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In the long run I think one should refrain from editing defaults.list (the one in /etc/gnome/ Better to edit or add lines in ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list

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