can't play wmv or quicktime

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zebul666
2005-09-01
2013-05-13
  • zebul666
    zebul666
    2005-09-01

    hi.

    i use mplayer-plugin 3.05 with mplayer CVS 20050827 and the all-20050412 codecs.

    after removing pluginreg.dat in .mozilla/firefox , and even add enable-wm=1 and enable-qt=1 in /etc/mplayerplug-in.conf, about:plugins still not show wmv and quictime as video handled by the plugins in firefox 1.05.

    Moreover i can't play video wmv at cnn.com or quicktime at apple.com/trailers because firefox tells me to donwload the appropiate plugins.

    may i need to mention that i can play wmv or mpeg video with mplayer

     
    • zebul666
      zebul666
      2005-09-01

      oh  :-O
      it simply works with mozilla 1.7.10 !

      but the display of about:plugins is still the same than for firefox

       
    • zebul666
      zebul666
      2005-09-01

      it is a mess!

      I can wiev wmv video in mozilla because i have totem that installed some plugins registered in mozilla (i can see that in about:plugins) to see wmv video. but if i uninstalled either mplayerplugin or totem's plugin i can't see them

      so i can see wmv video with mplayerplugin in mozilla because totem register to be able to see them !!! that is what i understand ...

      or some config file is not clean-up when i uninstall some plugin ...

       
      • Kevin DeKorte
        Kevin DeKorte
        2005-09-01

        Sounds like you have not installed the plugin properly or you have a conflict with the totem plugin. Please read the install page and see if that is any help.

         
    • zebul666
      zebul666
      2005-09-02

      you were right.

      i have not seen that there is new files like mplayerplug-in-wmp.xpt with this new release 3.05 and since 2.85 (? don't remeber the number) ...

      that should work now . i go and test it with the files that i lack ..