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Old 03-26-2004, 06:36 PM   #1
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Need quicktime and Java tof Mozilla Firefox


..yep. I just got flash installed, now is there a way I can get quicktime to work with firefox and java, so I can play networked games in a browser with my friends (simple games like yahoo games, that require Java) thanks
 
Old 03-26-2004, 06:49 PM   #2
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You can use a plugin from codeweavers, but I think you have to purchase it..

Click on your Plug-in FAQ for firefox for all the supported (and free) plugins
 
Old 03-26-2004, 06:54 PM   #3
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- mplayer plugin, which works surprisingly well. Requires a functioning mplayer installation, and to use Quicktime you'll need to have enabled Quicktime during the mplayer installation.

- The Sun JRE works just as well - or better - in Linux than in Windows. Just install it and create a symlink in your firefox/plugins directory to the jre/plugin/i386/ns610-gcc32/libjavaplugin_oji.so file and you're set.


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Old 03-26-2004, 07:06 PM   #4
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Get a grip...codeweavers indeed! Get the java self extercting binary from sun http://www.java.com/en/download/linux_manual.jsp right click it and change the permissions so it is executable, cd to wherever you want to put it and then run the script (drag and drop it into a gnome terminal works for me). Then
cd ~/.mozilla
mkdir plugins
cd plugins
ln -s /path/to/java/j2re1.4.2_03/plugin/i386/ns-gcc32/libjavaplugin_oji.so libjavaplugin_oji.so

Quicktime is more complicated as you need to make the Mplayer and then the mplayerplug-in. I think there are other things that will do Quicktime to but I've never looked into them as the Mplayer does the business for me.
 
Old 03-26-2004, 07:39 PM   #5
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I use the mplayer plugin for quicktime and windows media files but I use the gxine plugin for real player files and it works perfectly. I use the mozplugger to get built in plugins for lots of different media types. Plus I use the Blackdown Java plugin because that works best for Java for me.
 
  


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