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Old 02-11-2008, 07:50 PM   #1
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mplayer does not work on http://news.bbc.co.uk (rhel4, x86_64)


mplayer does not play videos on http://news.bbc.co.uk,
but it does play videos perfectly well on http://www.apple.com/trailers
with firefox

Any ideas why this may happen ?????

I got rhel4, x86_64

Other relevant information about mplayer and firefox

rpm -qa --qf="%{n}-%{v}-%{r}.%{arch}\n" firefox 'mplayer*' | sort
firefox-1.5.0.12-0.3.el4.centos.i386
mplayer-1.0-0.38.rc1try2.el4.rf.i386
mplayer-codecs-20061022-1.i386
mplayer-codecs-extra-20061022-1.i386
mplayer-fonts-1.1-3.0.rf.noarch
mplayerplug-in-3.50-1.el4.rf.i386
mplayer-skins-1.8-1.nodist.rf.noarch

Thanks,
John
 
Old 02-11-2008, 08:27 PM   #2
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The BBC link works just fine for me choosing to play the Real Player video and not that other one.
 
Old 02-11-2008, 09:34 PM   #3
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The BBC link works just fine for me choosing to play the Real Player video and not that other one.
Thanks for your response. How can I switch the players? When I click
on the video link the system automatically chooses "mplayer".
Genearl question - how to switch players on other sites ?
Let's say google video can be played by flashplayer and mplayer.
How to switch those players ?

Thanks,

John
 
Old 02-12-2008, 06:11 AM   #4
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No, you do not understand switch the player choice at the BBC site, when the 'video' pops up click on Preferences in the upper right hand corner.
 
Old 02-13-2008, 07:41 AM   #5
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No, you do not understand switch the player choice at the BBC site, when the 'video' pops up click on Preferences in the upper right hand corner.
I installed RP 10 and switched the players but the video
still does not work .
 
  


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