Embedded Videos Still Wont Play In Mozilla Browser

Leonard Chatagnier lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
Sun Sep 3 22:21:09 BST 2006


Opps. sorry, fogot to change subject the first time.

--- Leonard Chatagnier <lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Date: Sun, 3 Sep 2006 14:16:10 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Leonard Chatagnier <lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: kubuntu-users Digest, Vol 20, Issue 7
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> 
> >> Leonard Chatagnier Wrote: snip
> > Kelly L. Fulks wrote:
> > Leonard,
> 
> > I have Mozilla Firefox installed with the MPlayer
> Plug-in from the
> > repositories and I can play video fine.  I even
> went
> > to the yahoo site
> > that you referred to back in your original post to
> verify that this 
> > worked.
> 
> Yes, I could play them with firefox(default) and
> swiftfox too, but I want to use the mozilla browser
> which doesn't play them. I think the problem is that
> Ubuntu/Kubuntu supports the default firefox but not
> so
> much the mozilla browser. I wonder if anyone in
> Kubuntu land uses the mozilla browser?
> I have mozilla-mplayer installed and can't find
> mplayerplug-in in the cached programs to install.
> Kevin DeKorte, from mplayerplug-in development user
> list has suggested I install it from the Kubuntu
> mirrors or from Debian. However. its not in the
> cache
> and I have universe, multiverse, backports,
> automatix,
> cipherfunk, canonical and wine.budgetdedicated in my
> sources.list.
> What mirror do I need to add to sources.list to get
> mplayerplug-in? According to Mr. DeKorte it
> conflicts
> with mozilla-mplayer.
> 
> > The application/x-mplayer2 entry does not appear
> in
> either of the
> > locations that you reference.  However, there were
> other video type
> > plug-ins that I removed earlier for other reasons.
> 
> That may be the
> > difference.  The only plug-ins that I have for
> Firefox are:
> 
> > Java Plug-in
> > Shockwave Flash 7.0
> > Google VLC Multimedia (mplayerplug-in 3.17)
> >QuickTime Plug-in 6.0
> > RealPlayer 9.0 (mplayerplug-in 3.17)
> > Windows Media Player Plug-in (mplayerplug-in 3.17)
> > mplayerplug-in 3.17
> 
> I have these(later version on some) and mozplugger
> as
> shown by Help>about plugins, in the mozilla browser.
> How do you remove(feel stupid asking but don't know)
> the plugins you don't want? Just remove them from
> /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins? I think most of them came
> in
> via moziller-mplayer. Should I remove it? Ari
> Pollack
> said to remove a bunch too but left the discorse
> before sayhing how. I really don't know the corret
> way
> to do this.
> 
> > I am using Firefox 1.5.0.5 originally installed
> from
> the repositories
> > and upgraded as needed.  This is on a fresh
> install
> of 6.0.6 LTS (dapper).
> 
> I'm using a fresh install of kubuntu dapper with
> kubuntu.desktop installed and upgraded to 6.0.
> 6-1.
> 
> > I hope that this helps you sort out your issue. 
> It
> should at least 
> > give
> > you a known working configuration from which you
> can
> build.
> 
> Thanks for your input. I think we're getting closer
> to
> the real issue but you can see from above that I'm a
> little lost in the details.
> 
> > -- 
> > Kelly L. Fulks
> > Home Account
> > near Huntsville, AL
> 
> Leonard Chatagnier
> lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
> 




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