[MPlayer-users] How do I set up Mozilla to use mplayer to opena file?
jmmckee at flinthills.com
Fri Mar 11 16:46:44 CET 2005
Yan Seiner wrote:
> John McKee wrote:
> >On this web page, there is a link that is ultimately to a wmv file.
> >When I click the link, I am presented with a box asking me to download
> >the application. This is in a separate window. The application type is
> >I opened the preferences and attempted to add mplayer to the list of
> >helpers, or at least allow Mozilla to ask what to do with this media
> >type. Then, I closed and restarted Mozilla. That didn't change the
> >So, my question: how do I get Mozilla to either use mplayer for
> >specific media types, such as wmv, or, at least ask how to open the
OK. I downloaded mplayerplug-in-2.80.tar.gz, did tar -zxvf, ./configure.
make, and make install. Restarted Mozilla. I still get the prompt
requesting that the application be downloaded.
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