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Re: Watching CNN video [FC5]???

On 9/8/06, Nigel Henry <cave dnb tiscali fr> wrote:
On Friday 08 September 2006 15:26, Deepak Shrestha wrote:
> Hi,
> I have firefox, mplayer, mplayer codecs and mplayerplug-in
> installed but still can't watch video from CNN. Do I need other
> plugins?
> Thanks

Hi Deepak. I have the mplayerlplugin in Firefox on FC2. Going to the CNN site,
it says it needs Windows media player 9. When I click on a video a new window
opens, and has a smaller window embedded in it which says Mplayer plugin. I'm
on dialup, so don't expect to receive the live video stream, but it says
connecting, starts the buffer, and I get some bits of sound, so something is

What do YOU see when you try to watch a video on CNN?

Do you see the link in /usr/lib/firefox/plugins named
"mplayerplug-in-wmp.so" ?


Same here too but it always stucks in something trying to play but
never happens.
After continuing the media player notice, it goes to the video and
there I can see the mplayer plugin working.

Connecting mms: ......
Playing mms:...
this goes on and on but I can't see a thing in my screen.

I have all the windows codecs installed. In normal movie palyback, I
can watch AVI, wmv, mp4 etc etc. without a problem. What could be

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