Windows Media Player Firefox Plugin

Rick rufus at
Fri May 9 14:40:08 UTC 2008

Clayton wrote:

>> What is required to install the *Windows Media Player Firefox Plugin*?
>> I tried the xpi install and it said it didn't work. Is this Ubuntu 8.04
>> or Firefox3?
> It is neither.... Windows Media Player is required for the Windows
> Media Player plugin.  Since you are using Linux, you are not likely to
> have Windows Media Player installed.
> If you want to play streaming video, you probably want something like
> MPlayer and mplayerplugin from the Ubuntu repositories.
> C.
That did it. Many thanks. I must admit I thought it rather strange that 
the France24 page asked me to install the MS Media Player plug-in.


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