[ubuntu-uk] installing real player support in Firefox 2.0/edgy

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Sun Jan 7 22:33:24 GMT 2007


Toby Smithe wrote:
> Llywelyn, if I were you; I'd follow popey's advice
> On Sun, 2007-01-07 at 08:38 +0000, Alan Pope wrote:
>> On Sat, 2007-01-06 at 18:27 +0000, Llywelyn Owen wrote:
>>> I need some help please.
>>> http://plugindoc.mozdev.org/linux.html#RealPlayer sates that to
>>> install Realplayer support in Firefox:  
>> Personally I wouldn't install RealPlayer if I were you. I used to
>> install it but since I found that you can play realplayer streams (like
>> those on the BBC website) without using realplayer I stopped using it.
>> Instead I have totem-mozilla, totem-xine and w32codecs. Doing this means
>> you don't have to faff around at all with links and plugins, it's all
>> sorted by the packages.

This looks really good. Does it work with Firefox 1.5 and is there an
easy way to uninstall RealPlayer? Last time I looked it seemed to put
soft links all over the place!

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