Fedora 7: mplayer plugin does not work with firefox (2.0.0 ?).
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Tue Jun 19 15:39:25 UTC 2007
On Tue, 2007-06-19 at 07:08 -0700, Rob wrote:
> I still have previous Fedora Core 6 installed on one harddisk.
> Here the mplayer plugin (version 3.35-1 from freshrpms) works
> great with Firefox (version 18.104.22.168).
> I bought a new harddisk and freshly installed Fedora 7.
> I 'yummed' all necessary software for Firefox and Mplayer (plugin).
> However, whatever I try, the plugin does not work.
> The plugin starts (it says something like "downloading the file".
> But when that is done, is displays just "Stopped" in the grey window
> area that should display the movie picture.
I see that, a lot, whichever browser I use. With some sites it works
without problems, others require several bashes at the play button
before it'll work, and still others completely refuse to play.
You might want to give a specific example or two for others to test.
(This box runs FC5, my others run FC4 & FC6, in case that's
important to the thread.)
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