firefox plugins and mpeg and wmv support

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Fri Jul 11 18:31:23 UTC 2008

On Friday 11 July 2008 19:15:07 Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > that's the route i took -- enable livna and
> >
> >   # yum install vlc mozilla-vlc
> >
> > (vlc-core is a dependency of vlc so it comes along for the ride.)
> >
> >   at the moment, she's happy so i'll do extra research into codecs on
> > an as-needed basis.  still would be nice to have a comprehensive f9
> > multimedia guide.
> You might want to look into gecko-mediaplayer and mplayer as well.
> There are w32codec packages available for the proprietary formats from
> both Livna and ATRPMs.
Something else to investigate -  If you are using kde, check file 
associations, especially the Embedded tag.  Sometimes the web side is not set 
up.  I guess there's an equivalent in gnome, but I don't know it.


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