mplayerplug-in not working in firefox

Brian Pack darkaudit at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 15:42:34 UTC 2005


On Wednesday 09 March 2005 08:24 am, Jon Dixon wrote:
> I have only tried it with the trailers on Apple's site, and they have
> all played inline fine.
>
> On Wed, 09 Mar 2005 08:13:02 -0500, Brian Pack <darkaudit at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 09 March 2005 06:54 am, Jon Dixon wrote:
> > > I tend to use mozplugger for this, and have not had an issue.
> > >
> > > I'm running Hoary Dev though.
> > >
> > > On Wed, 09 Mar 2005 06:29:58 -0500, Brian Pack <darkaudit at gmail.com> 
wrote:
> > > > On Wednesday 09 March 2005 12:13 am, Steve Wingate wrote:
> > > > > Whenever I try to view a video in Firefox on 4.10 mplayerplug-in
> > > > > buffers to 99% then stops; the video never actually plays. Anyone
> > > > > else seen this issue?
> > > >
> > > > On a few occasions the video doesn't play, but the 99% happens every
> > > > time. If the clip has enough space at the end, it's not an issue, but
> > > > more often the clip gets cut off at the end.
> >
> > Same here. I still end up preferring the mplayer plugin, because it
> > appears to be the best at playing inline video clips, instead of spawning
> > an extra player. A good example is this page:
> > http://www.kingoftheroad.net/colorTV/cbs_logo.html
> >
> > It still only goes to 99%, but the video plays in full, and stays in the
> > page.

It took me a while to find it, but I had been using the mozilla-mplayer 
plugin. That's the one that was stalling @ 99% all the time. I've switched to 
the mplayerplug-in package from the cerkinfo repository. This is a much 
better plugin. Loads the entire clip, and even has a control bar.

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