mozilla-mplayer in a popup?
k5di at zianet.com
Mon Feb 18 22:40:04 UTC 2008
David Vincent wrote:
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> Hi Folks.
> Anyone else having this issue? When I try to use the mozilla-mplayer
> plugin to play a video (say off the http://www.cbc.ca/news frontpage)
> the video never plays and mplayer pops up in a separate window - it is
> not embedded like it used to be.
> Any video I try to play from a webpage with the mozilla-mplayer plugin
> exhibits this behaviour.
> This started happening for me when I upgraded from Feisty, it happens on
> all my machines. It happens on fresh installs of Ubuntu/Firefox and
> mozilla-mplayer plugin.
> I've tried the mozilla vlc plugin (sucks, doesn't play reliably and when
> it does there are no video controls even though the hotkeys are
> recognized and the OSD recognizes that I pressed ffwd or pause for
> example), totem-mozilla (doesn't play the CBC videos at all it seems,
> even on a fresh install although this used to work), and the
> xine-plugin. Xine-plugin works the best - the videos actually play but
> I don't have any video controls (like pause for example) which I always
> find useful.
> - -d
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When I tried that video it told me I needed to install another
driver. I just quit. And that video was going to play right on the web
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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