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Old 12-01-2004, 02:00 PM   #1
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mplayer plugin for wma files

I was trying to listen to music samples at using mozilla with the mplayerplug-in. For the CD of interest, the files are in wma format. When I click on a song, the mplayer plug in opens and starts to download the file, but then says "connection refused". I booted my old laptop with Win 2000 on it and of course it works fine using windows media player. This is quite annoying, and in the past I thought barnesandnoble worked with mplayer

I have 2 questions:

1) Does anyone know how to get mplayer to work at

2) Does anyone know of a more linux-friendly retailer where I can buy my Christmas CDs?
Old 12-01-2004, 04:29 PM   #2
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Well, in case anyone wants to know, I discovered (now part of has sample tracks that work with mplayerplug-in. That is now where my Christmas dollars are going.
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