That is why i am against file/app association in browsers ... or at
least i make xmms to open it ;)
On Thu, 2001-10-18 at 11:20, John P. Looney wrote:
> This is the freakiest thing I've seen in a while.
>> While browsing the most excellent www.cavebear.com site, I came across a
> link to an MP3. Clicked on it, out of curiousity.
>> Galeon started up mpg123 for me. Cute. However. How do you stop it.
> mpg123 doesn't have a GUI, so I can't tell it to stop (by default, it
>> So, I nipped over to a trusty terminal, and did "killall mpg123". It
> died. Blissfully, the music stopped.
>> I restarted Galeon. The music restarted. I did a "ps auxww|grep mpg" and
> noticed the files in Galeon's cache that were given as parameters to the
> mpg123. I killed Galeon, deleted the files, and restarted. The music came
> back - this time, 'ps' reported that it was reading from stdin. The
> bastard downloaded the music again.
>> So, I wiped the history, the session information and the mimetypes.xml
> file. Nuked it from orbit, the only way to be sure.
>> No more music. Woohoo. Then, I tried to click the location bar, to type
> in a URL. Missed, and hit the drop down button. Went back to the last
> page I was on...and got the music back. NOOOOOOOOO!
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