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Re: [K12OSN] help with MPlayer



--- Shahms King <shahms shahms com> wrote:
> QT (specifically SVQ3 -- the Sorenson codec) and Real both require the
> appropriate win32 libraries (and there was a time when you had to
> compile MPlayer specifically with support for them, as the default build
> didn't include it, not sure if that's the case now or not, my copy works
> ;-)).  
> 
> The first thing to do is to make sure you can play the video without
> mozilla and if not, solve that problem first.  I don't know anything
> about mplayerplug-in at all, but given the low version number of the RPM
> in the Fedora repository, I wouldn't be surprised to find out that it's
> rather buggy ;-)
> 
> On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 08:12, Robert Harrelson wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I've installed MPlayer and ran the command line tests which worked
> fine. 
> > However, when I try to view a QT movie, RealPlayer or anything else in 
> > Mozilla, a box comes up and says:
> > 
> > mplayerplug-in -- loading movie
> > 
> > and that's it. Nothing else happens.
> > 
> > Using k12LTSP 3.1.0
> > 
> > Anybody got any thoughts on how to troubleshoot this?
> -- 
> Shahms King <shahms shahms com>

The needed codecs are not compiled into mplayer, but they are listed for
download on the mplayer site:

http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design6/dload.html

As to their legality?  IANAL...

James Jensen

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