View Full Version : [ubuntu] Streaming video in firefox (gecko-mediaplayer & mplayer)
December 7th, 2009, 09:44 PM
I'm trying to watch some streaming video (found here (http://www1.cop15.meta-fusion.com/kongresse/cop15/templ/play.php?id_kongressmain=1&theme=cop15&id_kongresssession=2281)) but have been unable to get it to play. The mplayer embedded ui shows up, but it won't play the video (screen remains black). MIME type is application/x-ms-wmp if that helps. I'm using the gecko-mediaplayer plugin, firefox 3.5 and Ubuntu 9.10.
If there is a better app for streaming windows media I'd be more than willing to try that too.
Thanks for your time!
December 7th, 2009, 10:17 PM
Try to open this in Vlc:
I am having problem playing it in Firefox, works fine in Vlc.
December 7th, 2009, 10:37 PM
That works great, I'm just having one problem - when I try to get the url from other streams they're all missing the "mms://a1737" (or whatever that feed is) and I just end up with the rest of it. Any idea why that might be? I'm getting the url via right click -> copy location.
EDIT: Now I can't seem to even get that much... is there another way of grabbing that url? (Couldn't find it or anything similar in source :()
December 7th, 2009, 11:06 PM
when I try to get the url from other streams they're all missing the "mms://a1737" (or whatever that feed is) and I just end up with the rest of it
I need a link.
December 7th, 2009, 11:45 PM
All of the streams I'm looking at are on the COP15 website, but I'm unable to view any of them in VLC because I can't retrieve a complete url from the feeds (the one with the mms protocol). I just need a way to grab the stream urls so that I can open them in VLC.
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