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oboedad55
August 24th, 2009, 08:28 PM
I'm running Jaunty with all updates, Firefox 3.0.13, and all restricted and regular plugins installed. I can get no .mov streaming video to work. Firefox shows the plugins installed, etc. but no love! Here is a site that doesn't work: http://www.apple.com/trailers/

Thanks,
Jon

MightyMag
August 24th, 2009, 09:21 PM
Same problem here... really annoying.

starcraft.man
August 24th, 2009, 09:27 PM
http://linux-blog.org/apple-denies-linux-access-to-its-movie-trailers/

I'm confused, seems to be they are doing something new detectin itunes and rejecting people even if they've quicktime support via codecs unless theyve installed itunes. Mediaplayerconnectivity plugin for firefox seems to bypass this, it is only 32 though.

oboedad55
August 24th, 2009, 09:51 PM
http://linux-blog.org/apple-denies-linux-access-to-its-movie-trailers/

I'm confused, seems to be they are doing something new detectin itunes and rejecting people even if they've quicktime support via codecs unless theyve installed itunes. Mediaplayerconnectivity plugin for firefox seems to bypass this, it is only 32 though.

Thanks for this link. It sure looks like an Apple problem, doesn't it? I haven't tried any other links that use quicktime. Most everyone else seems to use flash.

benerivo
August 24th, 2009, 10:07 PM
I used to like the apple trailer site, but since it stopped working i use the IMDb trailers (http://www.imdb.com/features/video/trailers), which are just as good, and use flash.

oboedad55
August 24th, 2009, 10:26 PM
I used to like the apple trailer site, but since it stopped working i use the IMDb trailers (http://www.imdb.com/features/video/trailers), which are just as good, and use flash.

Good idea!

starcraft.man
August 24th, 2009, 10:48 PM
I used to like the apple trailer site, but since it stopped working i use the IMDb trailers (http://www.imdb.com/features/video/trailers), which are just as good, and use flash.

Can always count on apple to do something asinine. I'll keep this link handy, I'm sure other users will ask for a trailer site.

Struki
August 24th, 2009, 11:18 PM
Wait, wait, wait, is this 4 real? Apple is dising Linux users, pls tell me I just need some weird packages...
No 4 real now is this realy an apple issue, or some kind of incompability, cause in the blog(http://linux-blog.org/apple-denies-l...ovie-trailers/ (http://linux-blog.org/apple-denies-linux-access-to-its-movie-trailers/)) comments there is all kinds of info about it, and not all agree it's 'cause of apple.
So u guys think it could be some codecs-mplayer-something thingy?

LADmaticCA
August 25th, 2009, 12:07 AM
You can get them working again using the firefox user agent add-on. I was having the same issue and found the work around in THIS THREAD (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1245441).

davehamptonusa
August 26th, 2009, 12:42 AM
Oh, its not a bug. Its intentional. It's apple making linux less desireable. Why do you think we have no itunes support? or safari port? Look for itunes to be disabled when running under wine in the future.

Thanks for the link to the imdb site. I'd rather not force a hack through to Apple and give them the advertising revenue. They get paid per view of a trailer. Lets give that cash to someone else...

psychok9
August 27th, 2009, 04:43 AM
I've tried with standard totem and all bad/ugly gstreamer codecs installed... and after with this guide that use mplayer (and I have a nice and updated version that work flawlessy) http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=861001, but seem that the site reject my video request and I can't see any movie trailers on site!

Advertise video of macbook seem to work.

:mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad:

!!@#@#@#@#!!!@#@#!!!

psychok9
August 27th, 2009, 05:29 AM
Ehm... Tried with VLC and useragent... iTunes/7.4.2... It works!
Damn we have the "fact" that Apple boicot Linux users... :mad: :(

misfitpierce
August 27th, 2009, 05:32 AM
Man oh man that sucks, worked like 5 days ago I swear it. Leave it to apple to get more jewish and demand using their products or some crap. I'm sure eventually though someone will make a plugin workaround to make it think quicktime is running or something... Hopefully for us great linux users ;(