graphics/video stuff (again)..
eric.tanguy at univ-nantes.fr
Sun Dec 10 17:22:08 UTC 2006
Le dimanche 10 décembre 2006 à 16:57 +0000, Amadeus W. M. a écrit :
> On Sun, 10 Dec 2006 09:18:36 -0400, Ted Gervais wrote:
> > I have been slaving away here trying to get video stuff working in Mozilla
> > with fc6. I read all I could read about totem and mplayer etc., and
> > installed everything I could get my hands on. But still no video from
> > www.cnn.com web pages. I like to watch those video news shots that they
> > have there, and so far no luck.
> > And than, I switched browsers. I brought up konqueror and bingo. I have
> > great video on all those video scenes that www.cnn.com
> > provides.. Wow. Really nice.
> > So I went back to Mozilla and I don't get any video but I do get a message
> > saying "no picture". But I have the audio just fine. And also something
> > else - I no longer get that 'totem' message that says something about totem
> > not being able to find the 'mms' driver to play this video.
> > So, I have made some progress but I was wondering how close I am to getting
> > Mozilla to work like Konqueror? I think I am close but what more do I need
> > to do to get mozilla working like konqueror.??
> > Thanks..
> > ---
> > Ted Gervais,
> > Coldbrook, Nova Scotia, Canada
> Can you play the cnn videos directly with mplayer at the prompt?
> Open a shell, and firefox. Try to play a cnn video from within firefox,
> while at the prompt do a
> ps auxfwww | grep mplayer
> You should see something like
> mplayer -wid 0x3a045de -vf scale=468:-3 -osdlevel 0 -nojoystick -noconsolecontrols -cookies -slave -user-agent NSPlayer -nomouseinput -cache 512 mms://wmscnn.stream.aol.com.edgestreams.net/cnn/tech/2006/12/10/zarrella.shuttle.launch.CNN.ws.wmv
> You can then stop the clip in firefox. Try then at the prompt
> mplayer mms://wmscnn......
> You will see eventual warnings and errors that mplayer produces, and then
> you may be able to figure out what's wrong.
> By the way, if you run mplayer -dumpstream mms://url you can download
> whatever mplayer is playing.
I have the same problem : viewing these videos with mplayer-plugin in
firefox leads to see connected or connecting to the server ... but no
videos. If i right click to the mplayer-plugin window and copy the url i
can go to a terminal and launch mplayer and copy the url and i can view
the video without any problem so i think the problem is related to the
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