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Old 08-24-2005, 08:34 PM   #1
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Help ! Real Player+Firefox+Suse Linux 9.1 Pro

I am a new newbie to Linux. This Real Player is driving me nuts right now.

I have real player installed but i cant get it to work with Firefox or Konquerer. I cant listen to any online music etc and have spents hours figuring out what Symbolic Link is and how/where to do it.

This is what i followed.
1. Install RealPlayer 10.
2. Copy to your Mozilla plugins directory and nphelix.xpt to your Mozilla components directory.
3. Make sure a symbolic link to the realplay script is in your PATH. <<<<<<<<<<<<<
I cant get the third step to work as i dont know what/where and how to do this.

here is the Config

OS: Suse Linux Pro 9.1
Browser: Firefox
Player: Real Player 10
Player Installation Path : /usr/local/RealPlayer

the real player works fine from the above location but dont know how to configure it for Firefox. can anybody Help PLZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ.

ThX a bundle in advance
Old 08-24-2005, 08:43 PM   #2
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If you install Mozilla-Firefox first and then RealPlay it usualy takes care of it.
To add a directory to your path
export PATH=$PATH:/new/path/to/add/here/
Or edit the hidden file in your home folder
For FreeBSD it is ~.profile
For Linux it is something like ~.bash_profile

The ~ means in your home folder. The dot means a hidden file.

Hope this helps.
Old 08-24-2005, 10:58 PM   #3
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If you installed from the rpm, then do
#ln -s /usr/local/RealPlayer/mozilla/* /path/to/firefox/plugins


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