LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-08-2009, 02:46 PM   #1
lennich
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2006
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Moonlight 2, Firefox and Mandriva 2008.1


I want to watch ITV on my Linux desktop machine. ITV needs Silverlight or Moonlight plus Microsoft codecs. The latter will not install using Firefox normally since 'permission is denied'. If I launch Firefox from a root console then I can install the codecs but these are only available as long as I'm root. Running the machine online as root seems to defeat the purpose of 'permission' so how do I get the codecs to install for me as a normal user?

P.S. I use Mandriva 2009 on another machine and it installed the codecs OK while I was a plain user.
 
Old 10-04-2009, 07:45 PM   #2
DrLove73
Senior Member
 
Registered: Sep 2009
Location: Srbobran, Serbia
Distribution: CentOS 5.5 i386 & x86_64
Posts: 1,118
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 129Reputation: 129
Then upgrade the machine to 2009 version :-)
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Weird line while typing text in Firefox 3.0.3 in Mandriva 2008.1 Charles G Linux - Software 20 11-15-2008 05:24 AM
Flash player hangs in Firefox in Mandriva 2008 shenwood Linux - Software 8 09-19-2008 07:20 PM
Mozilla Firefox under Mandriva 2008 Rockley Mandriva 8 08-27-2008 06:36 AM
LXer: The Perfect Server - Mandriva 2008 Spring Free (Mandriva 2008.1) LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 04-10-2008 05:10 PM
LXer: The Perfect Server - Mandriva 2008 Free (Mandriva 2008.0) LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 10-11-2007 10:41 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:42 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration