how to force FF to use realplayer?

Billie Walsh bilwalsh at
Fri Apr 18 15:41:01 UTC 2008

D. R. Evans wrote:
> nepal said the following at 04/16/2008 09:39 AM :
>> I had this problem and the only way I could get back to 
>> using RealPlayer was to uninstall everything I could that 
>> was mplayer and reinstall realplayer, but not on a 64bit 
>> platform.
> It's really weird that FF seems to completely ignore the fact that
> x/pn-realaudio is supposed to be started with rp instead of mplayer.
> Something must be telling it to use mplayer, and presumably if I could find
> where that setting is, I could change it.
> I experimented quite a bit yesterday, and listening to BBC audio is
> definitely unstable when using mplayer on 64-bit FF. The audio plays fine,
> but after a while FF simply freezes (but the audio keeps playing, which is
> I guess at least something).
>   Doc

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