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Old 04-14-2005, 11:37 PM   #1
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mplayerplug-in - Firefox can't play more audio video file -- Please help me


I have install mplayerplug-in by source code, i'm sure that i have done exactly as you guide on website "",
- Succeed install mplayer with win32 code support without error. (i had downloaded and copy codes to "/usr/local/lib/win32"
- Succeed install mplayerplu-in without error.
- Copy to exact directory of my Firefox browser.
- Succeed test mplayer play with any audio or video.

however i have met the problem.

- Firefox browser can contain enough plugin of file types in "Edit-->Preference-->Download-->Plug-ins. Only having: AVI,MPG,MPGA,OGG,WMA,QT. No having wma, wmv,mp3,rm,....
- So, i can't play file types don't appear in Plug-ins of Firefox browser.

OS: Redhat Linux
Browser: Firefox
mplayer: MPlayer-1.0pre6a
mplayerplu-in: 2.80
gecko: yes

Please help me solve the problem
Old 04-15-2005, 07:04 AM   #2
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Check out Mozplugger at It uses mplayer but instead of using mplayers plugin, when you click one of the files that it recognizes, it starts mplayer & streams the file to it. You might need to play with the config a little bit, I did.


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