usleepless at gmail.com
usleepless at gmail.com
Wed Dec 12 14:43:40 PST 2007
On Dec 12, 2007 10:39 PM, Chuck Robey <chuckr at chuckr.org> wrote:
> usleepless at gmail.com wrote:
> > Chuck,
> > On Dec 12, 2007 9:22 PM, Chuck Robey <chuckr at chuckr.org> wrote:
> >> Danny Pansters wrote:
> >>> On Monday 10 December 2007 23:33:32 Chuck Robey wrote:
> >>>> I can't figure out how to get streaming video (as exemplified by the
> >>>> links on this page: http://countdown.ksc.nasa.gov/elv/public/ ) to
> >>>> display. I have buiolt a host of dvd ports, they all seemm to show
> >>>> dvd's fine, but I can't figure out how to get one of the links on that
> >>>> page to kick off a program to show stuff. This isn't flash. Also, I do
> >>>> get a popup asking me what to do with this contentm but no matter what
> >>>> program I gove it (suck as xine, vlc, totem, gxine, or gxanim, others)
> >>>> nothing displays beyond the program's startup (the one I ca;; just opens
> >>>> a window and grins stupidly at me).
> >>>> _______________________________________________
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> >>> rm = realmedia, you can play it with realplayer or with (k)mplayer/xine/... if
> >>> you have enabled the real codecs for them (possibly also need the win32
> >>> codecs, they also contain some of older the real codecs IIRC).
> >>> e.g.
> >>> cd /usr/ports/multimedia/linux-realplayer && make install clean
> >>> or
> >>> cd /usr/ports/multimedia/mplayer
> >>> make config (and enable the real support)
> >>> make install clean
> >>> I'm not sure if maybe the java applets on that website intend to embed the
> >>> video (if that is so, it works poorly I reckon ;-)
> >> No, you misunderstood me, I have the tools, I just can't seem ever to
> >> get them to work, when initiated from Seamonkey'spopup which asks me how
> >> to handle it. I know that setting the correct mime type would help (and
> >> that info would be of use) but that's why I gave the sample video url,
> >> so folks could tell me why I can't just kick off (for example) either
> >> xine or maybe totem. Nothing works -- I mean, the windows of the
> >> executable I am calling open up, but no video appears, even if I wait a
> >> while for download (and I have quite a lot of bandwidth).
> >> I don't need the toolnames, I need to figure out how to get them to work
> >> with the browser.
> > you need to install mplayer-plugin ( /usr/ports/www/mplayer-plugin ).
> > nasa works for me ( firefox + mplayer-plugin )
> Well, that's one way to do it, but AGAIN it isnt' answering my question.
> Look, when I get a pdf file, I tell it to kick off xpdf, not
> "xpdf.plugin" and when the popup asks me how to handle it, I say to use
> xpdf, and it works fine. I want to get the equivalent behavior for
> video. The plugin info is nice, but not what I'm shooting for. Can you
> see what I'm going for here?
run the ".rm" links ( realmedia ) with "mplayer -playlist <filename>".
try in a console first.
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