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Old 12-28-2004, 04:35 PM   #16
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Realplayer is working fine. The paths that I meant are the exact loations that your browsers are installed. For example in my case Firefox is installed in /usr/lib/firefox and mozilla is located in /usr/lib/mozilla-1.7.5.
 
Old 12-28-2004, 04:44 PM   #17
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I have it working on my system.

Code:
[alex@localhost alex]$ ll .firefox/plugins/
total 24K
-rwxr-xr-x  1 alex alex 19K Nov  7 13:27 libnullplugin.so*
lrwxrwxrwx  1 alex alex  40 Dec 22 19:31 nphelix.so -> /usr/local/RealPlayer/mozilla/nphelix.so*
lrwxrwxrwx  1 alex alex  41 Dec 22 19:31 nphelix.xpt -> /usr/local/RealPlayer/mozilla/nphelix.xpt*
[alex@localhost alex]$ whereis realplay
realplay: /usr/bin/realplay
[alex@localhost alex]$ ll /usr/bin/realplay
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root 30 Nov 25 22:32 /usr/bin/realplay -> /usr/local/RealPlayer/realplay*
[alex@localhost alex]$ rpm -qa | grep Real
RealPlayer-10.0.1.436-20040924
[alex@localhost alex]$ ll /usr/local/RealPlayer/
total 768K
drwxr-sr-x  2 root root 4.0K Nov 25 22:32 codecs/
drwxr-sr-x  2 root root 4.0K Nov 25 22:32 common/
drwxr-sr-x  2 root root 4.0K Sep 24 20:57 doc/
drwxr-sr-x  2 root root 4.0K Nov 25 22:32 lib/
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  12K Sep 24 20:57 LICENSE
drwxr-sr-x  2 root root 4.0K Nov 25 22:32 mozilla/
drwxr-sr-x  2 root root 4.0K Nov 25 22:32 plugins/
drwxr-sr-x  2 root root 4.0K Nov 25 22:32 postinst/
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 3.0K Sep 24 20:57 README
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 2.5K Nov 25 22:32 realplay*
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 2.5K Nov 25 22:32 realplay.bak*
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 708K Sep 24 20:57 realplay.bin*
drwxr-sr-x  6 root root 4.0K Nov 25 22:32 share/
[alex@localhost alex]$ ll /usr/local/RealPlayer/mozilla/
total 68K
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  56K Sep 24 20:57 nphelix.so*
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 5.0K Sep 24 20:57 nphelix.xpt*
[alex@localhost alex]$
The arrows (bold parts) show that the files in the plugin folder are links and not copies, which is what you want.
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Originally posted by reddazz
By the way, if it is installed, create a symlink as follows,

#ln -s /usr/local/RealPlayer/realplay /usr/bin/.
if you type $realplay in a console, it will now execute realplayer

Instead of copying nphelix* create symbolic links as I suggested in my previous post. If you had already copied them to your plugins folder, delete them and create the symlink.
As reddazz stated, you make the system links with that command, and you also must make links for those two plugins.
Code:
$ ln -sf /usr/local/RealPlayer/mozilla/nphelix.so* /path/to/your/browser's/plugin/folder/
$ ln -sf /usr/local/RealPlayer/mozilla/nphelix.xpt* /path/to/your/browser's/plugin/folder/
Also, to see what plugins mozilla or firefox has working, type about:plugins in the address bar.

Last edited by student04; 12-28-2004 at 04:51 PM.
 
Old 12-29-2004, 10:54 AM   #18
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the information i got from about : plugins when i enetred this command in my addy box

Installed plug-ins
Find more information about browser plug-ins at Netscape.com.
Help for installing plug-ins is available from plugindoc.mozdev.org.
Java(TM) Plug-in 1.4.2_06-b03

File name: libjavaplugin_oji.so
Java(TM) Plug-in 1.4.2_06

MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled
application/x-java-vm Java Yes
application/x-java-applet Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;version=1.1 Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;version=1.1.1 Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;version=1.1.2 Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;version=1.1.3 Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;version=1.2 Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;version=1.2.1 Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;version=1.2.2 Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;version=1.3 Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;version=1.3.1 Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;version=1.4 Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;version=1.4.1 Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;version=1.4.2 Java Yes
application/x-java-applet;jpi-version=1.4.2_06 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;version=1.1 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;version=1.1.1 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;version=1.1.2 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;version=1.1.3 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;version=1.2 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;version=1.2.1 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;version=1.2.2 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;version=1.3 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;version=1.3.1 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;version=1.4 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;version=1.4.1 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;version=1.4.2 Java Yes
application/x-java-bean;jpi-version=1.4.2_06 Java Yes
Helix DNA Plugin: RealPlayer G2 Plug-In Compatible

File name: nphelix.so
Helix DNA Plugin: RealPlayer G2 Plug-In Compatible version 0.4.0.404 built with gcc 3.2.0 on Dec 14 2004

MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled
audio/x-pn-realaudio-plugin RealPlayer Plugin Metafile rpm Yes
Default Plugin

File name: libnullplugin.so
The default plugin handles plugin data for mimetypes and extensions that are not specified and facilitates downloading of new plugins.

MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled
* All types .* Yes

Last edited by kool_kid; 12-29-2004 at 11:00 AM.
 
Old 12-29-2004, 11:07 AM   #19
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omg this realplayer creating hell of problem
 
Old 12-29-2004, 08:40 PM   #20
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It seems like the realplayer plugin is being detected fine by your browser. Go to bbc news website and try to play a video or audio file from there to see if it will works.
 
Old 01-03-2005, 10:41 AM   #21
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Talking I love this site

I did exactly what was said here and real player now works. I had no idea what that path thing meant.
Without this site my life would be hell with Linux.
Thanks man.
Lance.
 
Old 01-03-2005, 11:50 AM   #22
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I'm glad someone found my posts useful. I used Linux for a few years before discovering this site and I must admint my life too has changed coz I learn a lot from this site.
 
Old 01-03-2005, 12:05 PM   #23
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Quote:
Originally posted by The_Lance
I did exactly what was said here and real player now works. I had no idea what that path thing meant.
Without this site my life would be hell with Linux.
Thanks man.
Lance.
Quote:
Originally posted by reddazz
I'm glad someone found my posts useful. I used Linux for a few years before discovering this site and I must admint my life too has changed coz I learn a lot from this site.
Same here
 
Old 01-13-2005, 11:33 AM   #24
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I have read all of this thread plus some other threads about RealPlayer, but I still don't get it and I can't get RealPlayer to work in Firefox.

I am running simply mepis 2004.06 with gnome installed.

whereis realplay gives me realplay: /usr/local/bin/realplay /usr/share/replay

I did root@[plugins]# ln -sf /usr/local/RealPlayer/mozilla/nphelix.so*/path/to/mozilla-firefox/plugin and
/usr/local/RealPlayer/mozilla/nphelix..xpt*/path/to/mozilla-firefox/plugin but aboutlugins in Firefox doesn't show RealPlayer.

What do I need to do that I haven't done? When I click on RealPlayer in the applications menu it starts ok, but it won't play news clips in FireFox or Mozilla. The screen comes up in Mozilla [no plugin needed message like in Firefox], but the video won't play.

I am in over my head again !

zoey

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Old 01-13-2005, 01:16 PM   #25
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Quote:
Originally posted by ~zoey~
I did root@[plugins]# ln -sf /usr/local/RealPlayer/mozilla/nphelix.so*/path/to/mozilla-firefox/plugin and
/usr/local/RealPlayer/mozilla/nphelix..xpt*/path/to/mozilla-firefox/plugin but about:plugins in Firefox doesn't show RealPlayer.

What do I need to do that I haven't done? When I click on RealPlayer in the applications menu it starts ok, but it won't play news clips in FireFox or Mozilla. The screen comes up in Mozilla [no plugin needed message like in Firefox], but the video won't play.
From what i see, you didn't add a space between /usr/local/RealPlayer/mozzila/nphelix.so* (and the xpt* one) and /your/path/to/mozilla's/plugin/folder. And your path to the mozilla's plugin folder should not be "/path/to/mozilla-firefox/plugin" but the actual path.... mine for example would be /home/alex/.firefox/plugins/ . Also, I don't know if that has any affect, but try doing this as a normal user, not root.


Then restart firefox, and see if it works.

Last edited by student04; 01-13-2005 at 01:19 PM.
 
Old 01-13-2005, 02:42 PM   #26
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Writing the commands as user gets me 'permission denied'. Leaving the spaces that you indicated gets me 'no such file or folder'.

I did the commands as root without the spaces pointing the path to /home/me/.firefox/plugins and the commands were accepted but ReaPlayer still doesn't work after a restart.

Tiz a puzzlement! zoey
 
Old 01-13-2005, 02:56 PM   #27
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Hiya zoey
ummm not discouraging u to try real working in ur browser but i have taken all possibile actions to get it run but...... it isnt running in my broswer still what other have suggested me was even good that method worked on my frineds machine same os but not on my dunno y so u may still try good luck

With Regards
Misbah
 
Old 01-13-2005, 03:57 PM   #28
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I logged in as root and copied both files from /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins to /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/plugins.

Now RealPlayer opens and shows the news logo and then just stops. I doesn't play the video. The same thing happens in mozilla.

Does anyone have an idea as to where I should go from here?

Thanks, zoey
 
Old 01-13-2005, 04:31 PM   #29
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If the plugins for mozilla are working,here is what I do;
Code:
su root password
rm /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/plugins
ln -s /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox
 
Old 01-13-2005, 04:48 PM   #30
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I will keep trying, but that didn't work. I got the message 'cannot remove /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/plugins : is a directory'.

Should I have used rm -rf? rm is a scary command to use!

zoey
 
  


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