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I'm unable to find a setting to change the default music app in Ubuntu's dash home. When I uninstalled banshee the default music app changed to Mplayer.The problem is that when I press my media key(on the keyboard) to start a media player it starts Mplayer rather than Amarok.

When i uninstall all media apps except Amarok it changes to default and all keyboard media buttons work perfectly with it,but as soon as i install another media app the new one displaces Amarok.

Ubuntu 11.10

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At your top extreme end of your screen,click on power icon and select 'System settings'. At 'System Setting' select System Info and move to 'Default Applications' and click on the drop-down menu and select AmaroK among others players under 'Music'. There are lots of other applications you can set to default in that place.

NB: Should in case you couldn't find Amarok among the list in your System Setting; then you have to install it.

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Strangely i dont have Default Applications in system settings menu –  NewguyXD Oct 28 '11 at 19:11
Found it in "System settings">"System Info">"Default Applications" -pretty sure that what you meant too...thanks mate! –  NewguyXD Oct 28 '11 at 19:13
Yes! That was what I meant. Little multitasking and I missed to add System Info. –  all4naija Oct 28 '11 at 19:29
Confirm. Ubuntu 13.04 too Ubuntu 13.10 too –  Vitaly Fadeev Oct 20 '13 at 4:29

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