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The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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Q: How to install Multimedia Player (MPlayer) with Plug-in for Mozilla Firefox?

  1. Read General Notes
  2. Read How to add extra repositories?
  3. Read How to install Multimedia Codecs?
  4. Read How to install DVD playback capability?
  5. sudo apt-get install mplayer-386
    sudo apt-get install mplayer-fonts
    sudo apt-get install mozilla-mplayer
    sudo cp /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf_backup
    sudo gedit /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf
  6. Find this line
    ...
    vo=x11,                  # To specify default video driver (see -vo help for
    ...
  7. Replace with the following line
    vo=xv,                  # To specify default video driver (see -vo help for
  8. Save the edited file (sample)
  9. Read How to refresh GNOME panel?
  10. Applications -> Sound & Video -> MPlayer
  11. Restart Mozilla Firefox
The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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