nawcom at gmail.com
Tue Apr 25 05:06:19 UTC 2006
you can set up the mimetype for your user ($HOME/.mailcap) or globally
by adding the line "application-smil: /location/of/realplay" to the file.
I guess I'm confused, are you expecting the realplay binary to be in
X11R6/bin, or are you confused about where and how to manually set up
you can figure out where realplay is by running "which realplay" in a
console - as long as the path is set up in the shell's $PATH variable.
Gary Kline wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 03:10:01AM +0200, Danny Pansters wrote:
>> On Tuesday 25 April 2006 02:35, Gary Kline wrote:
>>> If firefox is supposedly superior to every other browser,
>>> why, when it sees a realplayer "smil" file, does it pop up
>>> a rectangle with radio-button options and a "BROWSE" button?
>>> I press BROWSE and another frame opens. I click on X11R6 and
>>> eventually get to bin, and there the only file I see is
>>> "xauth". ...CCan anybody 'splain this?
>> Set mime types and handlers correctly?
>> I use KDE and konqueror, but once in a while I have to set some mine
>> type -> handler things and it looks like you got a similar thing.
> Ok, *which* mimetypes? There are mime files in ~/. and in
> various ~/.mozilla directories? At least 2 in .mozilla--
> one for firefox, one for mozilla. These are named
> mimeTypes.rdf. Be nice if firefox considered that thhere
> are a few of us old time CLI guys still around!
> With mozilla, there are places to type in specs about the
> "helper" apps; things such as files suffixed with ".smil"
> use realplay. As do several other files. Both realplay
> and mplayer can do everything (in theory); I've stuck
> with realplay.
> thanks, Dan, but I'm still lost.
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