Playing .ASX files via/within Firefox ?
Paul B. Mahol
onemda at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 07:50:29 UTC 2011
On 12/7/11, Ronald F. Guilmette <rfg at tristatelogic.com> wrote:
> In message
> <CAPYw7P7g=FZDOXc2PGqMHm=C2q5KxgxrvO3=zeirntkzWf96-g at mail.gmail.com>
> , "Paul B. Mahol" <onemda at gmail.com> wrote:
>>On 12/7/11, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
>>> On Tue, 06 Dec 2011 16:02:24 -0800, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
>>>> I've been trying to look at California Dept. of Transportation webcams
>>>> using Firefox on FreeBSD and so far it simply ain't workin'. Somebody
>>>> please tell me what I'm doing wrong.
>>>> Yes, I already installed the mozilla-mplayer port.
>>>> Here's where you can get at the webcams:
>>>> Any help would be appreciated.
>>> Maybe not what you're searching for, but works:
>>> First I arbitrarily choose a cam from the map. A
>>> window opens with a "go to live camera" link.
>>> Right click, copy link address.
>>> I tried to directly play it with mplayer which
>>> should have worked:
>>> % mplayer "http://video.dot.ca.gov/asx/d3-whitmore-grade-80.asx"
>>% mplayer -playlist ...
> Haha! Yes! Adding the -playlist option does apparenty make it possible to
> get mplayer to ``play'' the .asx file itself directly.
> That's swell.
> But I still have the question: How does one get this to work with Firefox
> (as it should) ?
Isn't there options window from where it is possible to configure plugin?
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