Quicktime *.mov video from internet

Larry Hartman larryhartman50 at bellsouth.net
Wed Jan 10 02:26:04 GMT 2007


Response to my earlier post.  Firefox didn't work for me either....

Just wondering, are there different versions of quicktime video streaming out 
there?  When I loaded a version of quicktime on my wife's XP laptop the video 
lectures didnt play....then I upgraded quicktime to the latest version off 
the web they worked fine.

On Tuesday 09 January 2007 21:02, Larry Hartman wrote:
> On Tuesday 09 January 2007 20:29, Rich Johnson wrote:
> > Have you installed w32codecs as explained at
> > https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats?
> >
> > http://www.debian-multimedia.org/pool/main/w/w32codecs/w32codecs_20061022
> >-0 .0_i386.deb
> >
> > ^^ download and install that file.
> >
> > You can install it by clicking on it or right clicking and selecting
> > install. Or you can open up Konsole (Alt+Space then type konsole and hit
> > enter, or Alt+F2 then type konsole and hit enter). This should fix your
> > problem.
>
> I did this a long time ago, but I just checked and confirmed that the
> package was the same version.  I also just deinstalled and reinstalled it
> to no avail.
>
> I am assuming that the Quicktime video is DivX compression.  I believe my
> software is installed correctly as best as I can tell.  Are there any
> decompression/bitrate/frequency-type settings that I need to be looking
> for?
>
> I am going to check out Firefox, if it works in a Firefox based
> combination, then I have isolated the problem some.
>
> Larry



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