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I have FC-5 and use KDE. I followed Stanton Finley's installation notes. I downloaded and installed Realplayer. In the notes it said to shut down Firefox to enable the plugin ...
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- 02-12-2007 #1
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- Jul 2006
How to get the Realplayer plugin to work in Firefox
I followed Stanton Finley's installation notes. I downloaded and installed Realplayer. In the notes it said to shut down Firefox to enable the plugin and then go to NPR to test it. I did that. At NPR I clicked on Hourly Newscast, this brought up a choice between using Real or Window's Media Player. I chose Real and that brought up a dialog box that with radio buttons allowed you to play or download to disk. Under Play it already had in there "Movie Player". I did something wrong, (I should have had realplay listed in Play).
I've done this before, correctly. Now up pops Totem Movie Player with an error message saying:
Totem could not play 'rtsp://real.npr.org:80/...' (there was a lot more)
I think I need to get that dialog box back so I can get "realplay" in the "Play with" segment of that box. Can somebody please tell me how to do this? Can somebody please tell me how to fix this problem?
- 02-12-2007 #2
Do you have Mplayerplug-in installed? If so, that sometime creates a problem with realmedia files because it can't play them properly.
If you do have mplayerplug-in installed I would suggest that you rename it to something else, then see if realplayer will launch.
And BTW, did you remove helix player too, as explained in the Stanton-Finley website?