.wmv files?

brouwers roland lx roland at cat.be
Thu Dec 8 13:04:43 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-12-08 at 12:40 +0000, Stuart Sears wrote:
> On Thursday 08 December 2005 12:03, brouwers roland lx decided we wanted to 
> hear the following:
> > >   yum install mplayerplug-in mplayer-skins
> > >   wget
> > >  http://www4.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/codecs/essential-20050412.tar.b 
> > >z2
> mkdir -p /usr/lib/win32
> tar xjvf essential-20050412.tar.bz2 -C /usr/lib/win32 --strip-components=1 
> > How can I point firefox to this directory /usr/lib/win32?
> you don't.
> if you have sucessfully installed mplayer and mplayerplug-in the next time you 
> start firefox it should know about various file types and be able to open 
> them in the embedded viewer.
> restart firefox, type about:plugins into the addressbar, see if the mplayer 
> plug in has registered correctly
> some kinds of .wmv files you will *not* be able to play - encrypted and 
> DRM-saddled files are a no-go.
> Stuart
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yum install mplayerplug-in mplayer-skins
doesn't give anything
Where can i download it or yum another way?
What will be the application to launch if one does not use firefox?


Roland Brouwers
C.A.T. bvba
roland at cat.be

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