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Old 12-13-2005, 10:52 PM   #1
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.wmv, .mp3, .avi, etc in Firefox

Hey guys,

I was wondering how I could get Firefox to play embedded .mp3, .wmv, and .avi files in Ubuntu 5.10?

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Old 12-14-2005, 12:25 PM   #3
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mplayerplug-in. It requires mplayer to be installed. Michapma's suggestion will get you started.

Old 12-14-2005, 03:41 PM   #4
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w32codecs and libdvdcss2 are not in the multiverse Ubuntu repositories. To get them, you need to add the line:
deb etch main
to /etc/apt/sources.list, then do:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install w32codecs libdvdcss2 mozilla-mplayer
That will give you the mplayer plugin for firefox to handle mpeg, quicktime, etc.


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