Learning FireFox and downloading video ?? - [SOLVED]
billlinux at rogers.com
Sun Nov 26 19:04:01 UTC 2006
If others are having the same type problem, I got all the codecs and
plugins working properly.
On Fri, 2006-11-24 at 14:53 -0500, William Case wrote:
> I have embarked on figuring out how video etc. should work. Up to now I
> just followed what I was told and banged random keys until it worked. I
> got Firefox to use mplayer that way.
> I now want to take the time to figure out what I am doing and I need
> some stupidity help?
> For example; Firefox seems to grab video players, totem, mplayer,
> realplayer etc. at random as plugins. I can't find anywhere that sets
> up which plugin to use ??. Gstreamer talks about plugins for its use
> but doesn't indicate what plugs in where? There are no -- at least I
> can't find -- man pages for gstreamer or its many variations
> (gst-inspect, gst-launch etc.)? What is and how do I use the
> Fedora includes totem and gstreamer as part of its base install yet
> everybody seems to be throwing it away and running something else. That
> may be an easy solution but I would like to get both of them going. And
> understand why. There is lots to read but I am still at the greek stage
> of understanding.
All the instructions for loading mplayer, totem, flash, RealPlayer etc.
on Fedora Core 6 are there. Apparently, because of proprietary problems
Fedora has to be indirect in its info. But, it is there.
> Regards Bill
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