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Re: Firefox - How to play wmv files?



On Fri, 2006-10-13 at 02:08 -0400, Rick Bilonick wrote:
> I'm running FC4 i386. I've installed xine, mplayer, kaffeine, and totem
> and the win32 codecs. I can get these programs to play wmv files. How do
> I get Firefox to play them? For example, if I go to www.cnn.com and
> click on video, it complains about a plugin. I go to edit/preferences in
> Firefox but it won't let me tell it to use xine or whatever. Any ideas
> on how to get this to work?
> 
> Rick B.
> 
Hi Rick
I've just tried www.cnn.com 
It does come up with a message but I just said Continue and clip played
OK

It uses  mplayerplug-in

rpm -qa|grep -i mplayer
mplayerplug-in-3.25-1.lvn5.i386
mplayer-skins-1.4-1.lvn5.noarch
mplayer-1.0-0.39.20060412.lvn5.i386
mplayer-fonts-1.1-3.lvn5.noarch
mplayer-gui-1.0-0.39.20060412.lvn5.i386


Fedora/1.5.0.4-1.2.fc5 Firefox/1.5.0.4
2.6.15-1.2054_FC5 #1 Tue Mar 14 15:48:33 EST 2006 i686 i686 i386
GNU/Linux

John


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