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Old 06-19-2005, 02:06 PM   #1
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how to open a downloaded video on firefox using kaffeine or xine


how can I make firefox open a video that I download using kaffeine or xine as opposed to automatically opening it up in a new tab that doesnt have any menus?

I have suse linux 9.1 and the latest version of firefox web browser
 
Old 06-20-2005, 03:49 AM   #2
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have you put the necessary plugins in to the plugins directory of firefox?

edit: I think I misunderstood; try in the Preferences panel --> Downloads --> File types.
You can specify an extension there, and a default app to open it with...

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Old 06-20-2005, 07:55 PM   #3
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I went to edit - preferences-clicked on plugins and then I dont know how to tell it to use kaffeine or xine to open videos. Whenever I press the plugins button it shows me what plugins but I dont know what to do from there.
 
Old 06-21-2005, 06:33 AM   #4
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try this firefox extension "MediaPlayerConnectivity" that lets you use any mediaplayer with it

https://addons.mozilla.org/extension...umpg=10&id=446
 
Old 06-21-2005, 07:51 AM   #5
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Thanks, the media connectivity plugin is just what I had in mind!

it works great!
 
Old 06-21-2005, 08:35 AM   #6
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no problem
 
  


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