reaplay and mplay/mplugin....

myfreebsd at myfreebsd at
Mon Nov 21 14:41:15 GMT 2005

>I'd be pleased to use just one audio app  that does >everything:
>	mp3, mp4/aacplus, realplay streams, or windows.  >What do I
>	need to do to enable this?   Should I pkg_delete my >real/helix
>	port?  Is having both realplay and >mplayer/mplayerplugin causing 
>	the confusion?   Any ideas?


mplayerplug-in does play real video up to version 9 I believe (may have changed recently). It is not very stable and will crash firefox if you try to leave the page the stream is playing in (including closing firefox). I could not get realplayer plugin to work so I suffer through this limitation. To enable it, follow these steps
1. Either rm or rename /usr/X11R6/lib/browser_plugins/ and .xpt or
edit the /etc/libmap.conf file and comment out the section about realplayer (this is what I have done)
2. edit /usr/X11R6/etc/mplayerplug-in.conf and change the line that says #enable-real=0 to 1.
3. Restart mozilla/firefox and real video will now play in mplayerplug-in.

Hope this is what you were looking for. I don't think there is any other video plugin that will play all that. You might have a look at plugger.


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