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Old 12-13-2005, 11:52 PM   #1
illEATurHARTout
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.wmv, .mp3, .avi, etc in Firefox


Hey guys,

I was wondering how I could get Firefox to play embedded .mp3, .wmv, and .avi files in Ubuntu 5.10?

Thanks.
 
Old 12-14-2005, 01:17 PM   #2
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http://www.ubuntuguide.org/#codecs
 
Old 12-14-2005, 01:25 PM   #3
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mplayerplug-in. It requires mplayer to be installed. Michapma's suggestion will get you started.

Tux,
 
Old 12-14-2005, 04:41 PM   #4
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w32codecs and libdvdcss2 are not in the multiverse Ubuntu repositories. To get them, you need to add the line:
Code:
deb ftp://ftp.nerim.net/debian-marillat/ etch main
to /etc/apt/sources.list, then do:
Code:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install w32codecs libdvdcss2 mozilla-mplayer
That will give you the mplayer plugin for firefox to handle mpeg, quicktime, etc.
 
  


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