[LAD] [LAA] [ANN] gjacktransport 0.5.0

Robin Gareus robin at gareus.org
Mon Nov 15 18:09:54 UTC 2010

On 11/15/10 19:03, Niels Mayer wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 9:50 AM, Robin Gareus <robin at gareus.org> wrote:
>> http://gjacktransport.sourceforge.net/ is a tool that provides graphical
>> control over JACK-transport [1].
> IAt some point, either from installing version 0.4 or 0.5, whenever I
> browsed a directory out of the web browser, such as the "show in
> folder" option for downloaded files, gjacktransport would get invoked
> instead.
> I finally figured out what happened. Somehow, the following setting
> got "installed" along with gjacktransport:
> KDE's System Settings -> File Manager -> gjacktransport
> Whereas it should have been set to "dolphin" .

LOL :)

> Investigating further, I noticed that gjacktransport got added as a
> viewer for file type "inode/directory" which seems to be a bug.

It sounds like it - but I can't see how gjacktransport is involved in
this. GJT uses a simple autotools install script and it only deploys two
executables and gjacktransportrc + gjackclockrc to @sysconfdir at .

> I'm
> not sure why adding it as a MIME type would also select it as the
> default directory viewer in KDE, but that's what I've been seeing. But
> perhaps my system has been cobbled on too much as it is a hybrid of
> KDE and Gnome.
> In either case, I finally figured out the issue, and fixed it for
> myself. Just thought I'd share in case others had the same problem,
> and hopefully, if this is a bug in gjacktransport, that'll get fixed
> as well.
> Thanks,
> Niels
> http://nielsmayer.com

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