On Sunday 07 August 2005 09:40 am, Daniel Elessedil Kjeserud wrote:
> I'm using Fedora Core 2, firefox 0.8 and mplayerplug-in 3.05. I've tried
> older versions of the plugin. In about:plugins everything looks fine.
> Firefox used to play things fine, but all of the sudden it stopped. I
> don't know if i've installed something to make it stop working, but I
> dont think so. Mplayer plays movies fine, but when I put i.e.
> /home/kjes/movie.mpeg in firefox, its just blank. Doesnt ask to
> download, and it doesn't play. When I try to watch someting like
> http://www.bravotv.com/Blow_Out/Videos/A_Man_With_A_Dream.shtml it says
> "Default Plugin" "This page contains information of a type
> (applications/x-mplayer2) that can only be viewed with the appropriate
> Plug-in" "Click OK to download Plugin"
> I really really want it to start working again. Any help, tips or hints?
Most likely the firefox you are using is GTK1. This is why people are=20
recommending you upgrade to a newer version of firefox, since it uses GTK2=
and has MANY MANY security fixes over the version of firefox you are using.
mplayerplug-in 3.05 can be made to work on your system
=46irst it needs a little patch
at line 795 delete these lines
And the plugin should work for you.
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