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Re: Changing mime-types



On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 12:46 +0200, Roger Grosswiler wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 09:48 +0200, Roger Grosswiler wrote:
> >> Hey friends of the list :-)
> >>
> >> i would like to hear streaming music on my computer. so, i added
> >> mp3-support to gstreamer. BUT: somehow, my webbrowser tries to play the
> >> sound with the mplayer-plugin.
> >>
> >> Has this something to do with the mime-types? how can i tell mplayer not
> >> to play mp3's in the browser?
> >
> > I don't know the reason, but mplayer tries to hog all my multimedia duties
> > if
> > I install an mplayerplug-in newer than 2,80, or perhaps 2.85 (on fc4).
> > It seems to
> > be true when running other linux distros as well. Try installing your
> > plugin from Livna,
> > They usually have the older plugin.       --gary
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> 
> in fact, i have the plugin from livna...

Then I guess you're running fc5, that plugin is 3.21. You can get an
earlier plug-in from
mplayerplug-in. I also assume you're running Firefox. Later
mplayerplug-ins would always
ignore mime-types in Firefox. ( for me at least ) .  I never tried using
Mozilla - maybe the
preferences will stick - using Mozilla,    --gary



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