Red X in totem-mozilla (feisty)

Greg Helton gt at fallendusk.org
Thu May 3 19:09:10 UTC 2007


I would assume it's this:
http://labs.divx.com/DivXLinuxCodec

On Thu, 2007-05-03 at 09:39 -0300, Phil Pinkerton wrote:
> Steven Pasternak wrote:
> > debiani386 wrote:
> >   
> >> Steven Pasternak wrote:
> >>   
> >>     
> >>> debiani386 wrote:
> >>>   
> >>>     
> >>>       
> >>>> Steven Pasternak wrote:
> >>>>   
> >>>>     
> >>>>       
> >>>>         
> >>>>> Hi! When I try to view a DivX movie from http://tv-links.co.uk 
> >>>>> (specifically the "300" movie), the totem plugin gives me a nice big X! 
> >>>>> On windows, I just installed the DivX web player and it worked great. I 
> >>>>> did install every codec package (gstreamer, xine, and even the 
> >>>>> w32codecs). Why won't it play??
> >>>>> -Steven
> >>>>>
> >>>>>   
> >>>>>     
> >>>>>       
> >>>>>         
> >>>>>           
> >>>> hmm..totem isnt really all that great of a program. i really wasnt 
> >>>> impressed with teh fact that it "supported" all these file types (such 
> >>>> as mpg, avi, mp3, wmv, wav, etc), yet it only works with a few of them 
> >>>> (ive only had success with avi and wav files)
> >>>>
> >>>> If i were you, i would ditch totem and go with mplayer. its probably the 
> >>>> best media player ive used on linux
> >>>> --cj
> >>>>
> >>>>   
> >>>>     
> >>>>       
> >>>>         
> >>> I installed the mplayer plugin and told it to enable DivX, but it just 
> >>> says 'stopped' when I push play. I click on 'Copy URL,' but nothing lets 
> >>> me paste it anywhere. I have a feeling that DRM is playing some evil 
> >>> role in this :-(
> >>> -Steven
> >>>
> >>>   
> >>>     
> >>>       
> >> yah. No matter what you do in totem, more then likely your not going to 
> >> get it to work. The Mplayer plugin doesnt change the way that totem 
> >> views media, just adds mplayer extensions.
> >> --cj
> >>
> >>   
> >>     
> > Sorry for replying to a dead post, but I finally found the problem (for 
> > anyone who likes any of those internet-tv sites). I installed the 
> > official divx 6.1 codec and it started working.
> > -Steven
> >
> >   
> Please post where you obtained the divx 6.1 codec to help the rest of us
> who may need it.  Thanks
> 
> 
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