Quicktime *.mov video from internet

Larry Hartman larryhartman50 at bellsouth.net
Wed Jan 10 10:41:34 GMT 2007


If you dont mind please provide the how-to for plugin placement.  The link you 
provided loaded, but aborted play.  Just another think to learn and overcome.

Thank you

Larry


On Tuesday 09 January 2007 22:33, Vayu wrote:
> Vayu wrote:
> > There are different versions. I believe I can only play up to version 6
> > on Linux, whereas for Windows and Mac it's up to 7.something. I think
> > the newer apple authoring software makes it so that you need the latest
> > version.
> >
> > See if you can play a .mov from another source, this link plays for me
> > in both Konqueror and Firefox (even though it says it requires version
> > 7): http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/independent/sweetland/trailer/
> >
> > If this doesn't work for you, you might want to try what I did. I
> > followed the instructions on ubuntuguide.org. I noticed when I went to
> > the site just now it went to an Edgy page, but I think they have a
> > Dapper page somewhere if you look for it (if that's what you need).
>
> PS.
>
> I did spend a bit of time getting the plugins in the right directories.
> I had to make symlinks from where they were installed to some other
> directories.
>
> Then finally in Konqueror I had to go to a kcontrol type of screen
> somewhere and tell it to update plugins.
>
> If you can't play the above video and can't get it to work after
> following ubuntuguide, I can look up exactly where I have what.
>
> > Larry Hartman wrote:
> >> 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_20061
> >>>>022 -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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