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  1. #1

    mozplugger shows more mime types for root

    I've got mozplugger running, but I get many more mime types associated when I login as root

    for example, if I log in as a normal user and view aboutlugin in firefox, I'll see 9 different mime-types that mozplugger handles

    If I do the same thing as root, it handles about twice that many.

    the only way that I can hear midi files through the browser is by logging in as root!

    Thanks for any help.

  2. #2
    Linux Guru sarumont's Avatar
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    Check the permissions of your plugins in /usr/lib/MozillaFirefox/plugins (not sure what the Mozilla dir is, but that's the FF dir). Make sure everyone can read/execute them.
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  3. #3
    well, i got it fixed.

    I read some things over at the mozplugger author's site that indicated some issues with installing programs that mozplugger needs after mozplugger and mozplugger not recognizing them. This is exactly what I had done - installed Timidity after installing mozpluger - so mozplugger didn't see it.

    the fix?

    - close firefox
    - open terminal
    apt-get remove mozplugger
    apt-get install mozplugger
    - reopen firefox

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