media players and browser plugins, KDE 4.3

Knapp magick.crow at
Wed Sep 30 11:22:54 UTC 2009

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 12:45 PM, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at> wrote:
> Am trying out KDE 4.3 in Kubuntu 9.10 Alpa.
> Most things work surprisingly well given it is an alpha.
> I can however not figure out how to get browser plug-ins for medias such
> as Realplayer and Windows Media Player installed?
> I wanted to listen to BBC World and played around with Amarok - no luck.
> in "old" Amarok I could paste in an URL but that does not seem to exist
> (yet?) in Amarok 2.
> Then tried via Konqueror, Arora and Firefox. No luck. All of them report
> no such plug-ins installed (well Arora I dont know how to check).
> Finally tried via Kaffeine - and it works there...
> So the query is: how to get plug-ins for restricted formats installed
> for Amarok and/or web browsers?
> Regards,
> Sinclair

Douglas E Knapp

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