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Old 11-08-2003, 03:05 PM   #1
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Angry Trouble getting .avi .mov .mov files to run

I have not been successful in getting .avi, .wmv or .mov video files to run on any of my video players. I mostly use xine, but have not been succesfull with mplayer or kaboodle. I would also like to be able to play streaming video through my web browser. How do i get that to run. I use Konqueror and Mozilla. I am running Suse 8.2...PLEASE HELP!!!
Old 11-08-2003, 04:55 PM   #2
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I think you do not have the proper codecs. Mplayer's site has the link to the codecs.

To display the video in a web browser you need plugger for netscape/mozilla.
Old 11-08-2003, 05:44 PM   #3
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I have a problem with the in browser streamings...

I have succesfully installed mplayer with all the codecs needed and plugins for mozilla copied plugins to related folders and my browsers are showing that they are installed.. however when I try to steam a file...

In the video place it says that mplayerplug-in playing file/asp** etc.. but it does not actually play the media...
what can be the problem ?
Old 11-08-2003, 05:50 PM   #4
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Support for proprietary codecs and video embedding is currently poor on Linux. There are people working on it. Getting it to work as in Windows is very difficult.
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You can try using Opera. If you have the right codec that is displaying in the embedded window, Opera will load the right player. For me it works 70% of the time because I didn't have the codecs before I compiled mplayer.


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