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Old 03-21-2006, 05:32 PM   #1
Josh1billion
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Windows Media Player plugin for Firefox on Linux?


Is there such an alternative? The official WMP doesn't have a Linux port (although it has a Mac OS X port). I read on one page that a Linux port and a Mac port were planned (looks like the Mac port has been fulfilled, but no Linux port yet).

How can I play such WMP-requiring in-page videos in Firefox on Linux?
 
Old 03-21-2006, 07:02 PM   #2
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have your tried installing the firefox mplayer plugin?
 
Old 03-21-2006, 07:19 PM   #3
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Or the Firefox-gxine plugin or the Firefox-VLC plugin?
 
Old 03-21-2006, 09:10 PM   #4
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Or even the mozilla -kaffeine plugin.

Try using Google. There are a few ways you can get multimedia working in Linux.

The easiest being mplayer, codecs, and mplayerplug-in. But any of the ways listed so far will work.
 
Old 03-22-2006, 10:24 PM   #5
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I recently installed Realplayer.

They have an rpm package based on Helix downloadable from their website.

Seems to work well in Firefox and has a favorites menu to access streams without opening a browser.
 
Old 03-22-2006, 11:38 PM   #6
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dont waist your time with realplayer. It runs very bad on fedora. Install this http://ftp.freshrpms.net/pub/freshrp....fc.noarch.rpm

rpm -i freshrpms-release-1.1-1.fc.noarch.rpm
then yum install mplayer
this will install all dependencies
install the mplayer plugin from here http://mplayerplug-in.sourceforge.net/download.php

if you want realplayer stuff go to http://www.live555.com/
install the live555 stuff, compile, and install. Just follow the directions.
 
  


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