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Old 10-22-2008, 03:10 PM   #16
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I changed the video driver to (I think) gl and it worked, but I personally didn't like the dual window setup. Plus, it didn't have many options. I switched back to Totem but used Xine instead.

Now I get some "unknown error" every time I try to steam a movie in Xine. The problem is Firefox has "Movie Player" as the default player for all media files. I want to change it to Movie Player (Xine), but I can't find the executable in my files. Where would it be?
Old 10-22-2008, 03:15 PM   #17
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Use one of the two following commands:
whereis xine
locate xine
Usually this stuff is in /usr/bin/, /usr/local/bin/, or /sbin.
Old 10-23-2008, 02:57 AM   #18
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I changed the video driver to (I think) gl and it worked, but I personally didn't like the dual window setup. Plus, it didn't have many options.
That's why you should have installed smplayer instead.
To use movie player with firefox, you should install totem-mozilla (the totem plug-in); the same one that you were advised to uninstall if you wanted to use (s)mplayer to stream media.

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