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Old 09-19-2011, 03:14 PM   #1
Xenphor
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Best quicktime equivalent media player plugin for Firefox in KDE?


I am using Fedora 15 KDE and was wondering what is the best media player for Firefox. By default, there were no media plugins installed so I used gecko-mplayer. This seemed to work fine for awhile but I encountered a problem where I recieved sound distortions/popping when playing a music track that had no problems playing in other media players. Interestingly, when I try to play the same file in mplayer itself, everything is fine.

I tried Xine which worked okay except for one glaring problem -- no player controls. I believe the VLC plugin is like this as well.

I always had a good experience with the totem plugin in GNOME so I decided to try it in KDE. It has a problem where frequently it will simply not play a file. If I try an alternate file, then for some reason it will work. I have no reason why it simply cannot reliably open a file and play it every time. I think the player is crashing because when I use totem with mozplugger, I have the same problem and receive a crash report. I never had this problem in GNOME.

So, what is the best player plugin for firefox in KDE?

edit: Here is the song in question that does not play correctly in the mplayer firefox plugin:

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/42315910/MMBN6CentralXG.mp3

Last edited by Xenphor; 09-19-2011 at 05:49 PM.
 
Old 09-20-2011, 11:28 AM   #2
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I use fedora 15 with KDE and Used thishttp://www.dnmouse.org/autoten/.I installed the first four items from the menu and everything plays from everywhere. BTW quicktime is not for mp3.
 
Old 09-20-2011, 05:22 PM   #3
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Please disregard.

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Old 09-20-2011, 11:27 PM   #4
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I'll look into autoten thanks.
 
  


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