firefox plugins and mpeg and wmv support

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at
Fri Jul 11 22:39:02 UTC 2008

Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Jul 2008, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
>> 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.
> i had already noticed those and made a note of them.  also, since i
> already installed vlc from livna, i'm guessing i better stick with
> livna.  isn't atrpms one of the repos that is allegedly not compatible
> with livna?

I've had mixed results using it.  I get my mplayer and company from 
livna, as well as my 3rd party video drivers.  I get my mythtv and a few 
others from ATRPMs.  I have to be very careful when I get conflicts.

I've managed to survive.  YMMV

> rday

Kevin J. Cummings
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