[kde-linux] Netscape plugins not working in konqueror 3.3.2
linux-kde at shadypond.com
Fri Jul 22 18:50:38 UTC 2005
On 07/22/2005 06:35 pm, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Friday 22 Jul 2005 18:52, Pollywog wrote:
> > Have you tried setting your Konqueror config to use mplayer as a helper
> > app rather than kmplayer? I recall having some problems with kmplayer,
> > so I removed it.
> How do you set as a helper? Or is that what you are doing on the first
I removed kmplayer, but I think you can use the "File Associations" module in
Konqueror's configuration to set a higher priority for mplayer than for
kmplayer, by moving it above kmplayer in the list of apps for a given type of
I also wonder whether Arts is having an effect on this, since some people are
able to listen to content that others of us are not able to access in
Konqueror. I have Arts enabled in Control Center ("enable the soundsystem"
is checked) but in Konqueror's "Configure > Plugins > plugins tab" I have
unchecked the checkbox "Use artsdsp to pipe sound through aRts"
> > I am going to try kmplayer-plugin although I don't seem to have problems
> > getting Konqueror to play most media. I think there is a newer version
> > of the unofficial kmplayer-plugin package for Xandros:
> Inconsistency is part of the problem. One person found it worked after
> installing kmplayer. Another reported that all was well until he installed
> kmplayer, then it broke.
That is what happened here, I installed kmplayer and then the functionality
was broken, but once I removed it, RealPlayer again played the content on the
BBC link that was posted yesterday.
> > Have you run updatedb (as root of course) recently?
> I don't think it's long since, but time does pass, so I set it off again.
> Total freeze! Again! This is driving me crazy. I've run updatedb again,
> though, and slocate is now finding mplayer.
> This is not worth the time that it's taking, but I hate letting go of an
> unsolved puzzle.
That is why I have three browsers installed. Each one has solutions for the
puzzles the others create.
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