media players and browser plugins, KDE 4.3

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Wed Sep 30 14:25:10 UTC 2009

O. Sinclair wrote:
> O. Sinclair wrote:
>> Myriam Schweingruber wrote:
>>> Hi there.
>>> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 13:46, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at> wrote:
>>>> Tried that, installing
>>>> w32codecs
>>>> that is. No luck whatsoever,
>>> Because w32codecs is not what you need :) You need to install the
>>> kubuntu-restricted-extras package, that should do the trick. And, of
>>> course, restart KDE so the sound engine can load the codecs.
>> after reinstallation of kubuntu-restricted-extras the browser tell me:
>> xine-plugin: no mrl found in playlist
> The picture is one of mixed success: If I try to play BBC World Radio in 
> Firefox or Arora I get the above error and nothing but silence. The 
> media selector also claims I have Realplayer but not Windows Media 
> installed.
> If I try Konqueror I get "sent off" to Kaffeine and there it works.
> If I instead try Swedish Radio on all works as expected and 
> both formats are reported as existing...

added the links if anyone cares to try
BBC World Services:

Swedish Radio (press any of P1, P2 and so on):

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