Setting MPlayer to handle WMV files in Firefox

Annoym public.bob at
Thu Nov 8 18:54:53 UTC 2007

Scratch what I said about mplayer; it seems that only xine works with
what I am trying to play, and I get absolutely nothing as far as options
go.  No play/pause/rewind/etc. button, no right-click menu.

On Mon, 2007-11-05 at 16:59 +0100, Jonathan Kaye wrote:
> Annoym wrote:
> > Thanks for the help.  It seems that both xine player and mplayer can
> > play videos from, but neither can play them at full screen.
> > Funny, as I can't seem to get in full screen either.
> > 
> > On Mon, 2007-11-05 at 09:26 +0100, Jonathan Kaye wrote:
> >> Daniel George Pevny wrote:
> 1. Please don't top post.
> 2. If you can play the videos in FF with the Windows Media Player Plugin,
> then while the video's playing, right-click on the video window to get the
> plugin menu and copy the video url. You can then paste that address into
> vlc, kaffeine or some other player and get full screen.
> Cheers,
> Jonathan
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