Re: xineplugin kills Firefox
From: John Scudder (jscudder_at_verizon.net)
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2004 02:38:44 GMT
Have you gotten the mplayer plugin or mozplugger to work with *wmv files?
> John Scudder wrote:
>> Thanks but I have mplayer plugin installed. It works great on most
>> things but I found it fails to work on some *wmv files....such as
>> those found on the Comedy Central Site. I have come up with another
>> alternative : gxine. Although not as slick as mplayer, it does work
>> with the *wmv files. It doesn't really act as a true plugin, it is a
>> starter to spawn a gxine session rather than play the video in the
>> browser. But it does the job for the moment.
> Well... that's not really a "plugin", just a call-out to an external
> help app right?? And yes... that could be an acceptable workaround
> I suppose. The mozplugger stuff is great for controlling things like
> this btw.