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Old 06-06-2008, 06:05 AM   #1
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Cool Help with Vlc plugin

Hi all, i have VLC media player plugin for firefox and i would like to know how i can get firefox to recognise it. If there are any other plugins that can run windows media player videos, please let me know. Also how can i make VLC my default media player? I am runing Kubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron and firefox version
Old 06-06-2008, 02:45 PM   #2
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so how did you install the plugin ?

sudo apt-get install mozilla-plugin-vlc

then restart firefox and type about:plugins in the URL bar.. you should see the following output..

 VLC Multimedia Plugin

    File name:
    Version 0.8.6c Janus, copyright 1996-2007 The VideoLAN Team

MIME Type 	                      Description 	Suffixes 	        Enabled
audio/mpeg 	                      MPEG audio 	mp2,mp3,mpga,mpega 	Yes
audio/x-mpeg 	                      MPEG audio 	mp2,mp3,mpga,mpega 	Yes
video/mpeg 	                      MPEG video 	mpg,mpeg,mpe 	        Yes
video/x-mpeg 	                      MPEG video 	mpg,mpeg,mpe 	        Yes
video/mpeg-system 	              MPEG video 	mpg,mpeg,mpe,vob 	Yes
video/x-mpeg-system 	              MPEG video 	mpg,mpeg,mpe,vob 	Yes
video/mpeg4 	                      MPEG-4 video 	mp4,mpg4 	        Yes
audio/mpeg4 	                      MPEG-4 audio 	mp4,mpg4 	        Yes
application/mpeg4-iod 	              MPEG-4 video 	mp4,mpg4 	        Yes
application/mpeg4-muxcodetable 	      MPEG-4 video 	mp4,mpg4 	        Yes
video/x-msvideo 	              AVI video 	avi 	                Yes
video/quicktime 	              QuickTime video 	mov,qt 	                Yes
application/x-ogg 	              Ogg stream 	ogg 	                Yes
application/ogg 	              Ogg stream 	ogg 	                Yes
application/x-vlc-plugin 	      VLC plugin 	vlc 	                Yes
video/x-ms-asf-plugin 	              Windows Media Video   asf,asx 	        Yes
video/x-ms-asf 	                      Windows Media Video   asf,asx 	        Yes
application/x-mplayer2 	              Windows Media 		                Yes


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