firefox plugins and mpeg and wmv support

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Sat Jul 12 02:44:20 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 12:26 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> we got to the concept of mozilla plugins for firefox, whereupon we
> took a quick look under "about:plugins" and she pointed out that, as
> far as the output of that page was concerned, there was this thing
> called mozplugger which could handle various formats including
> video/mpeg

Yes, it handles them, but doesn't play them.  It's the middleman that
deals with interfacing your browser with what plays the files (talking
to them, embedding their program output in the webpage).

man mozplugger

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