Re: wmv locks entire system ever since upgrade to 6.0.1
On 22/03/11 12:04, Steven Sciame wrote:
> I apologize, but I do not know the example movie that you referenced.
It's the example you gave. I can confirm that it is playable.
wget -t 0 http://media.grc.com/files/testvideo.wmv
then try playing it with Totem.
Sorry I don't run Gnome so I can't tell you if Totem will play .wmv
files (w32 codecs??).
> --- On *Mon, 3/21/11, Scott Ferguson
> /<firstname.lastname@example.org>/* wrote:
> From: Scott Ferguson <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: wmv locks entire system ever since upgrade to 6.0.1
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Monday, March 21, 2011, 7:49 PM
> On 22/03/11 06:21, Steven Sciame wrote:
> > Since upgrading to 6.0.1 playing wmv from iceweasel locks entire
> > system. The only way to unlock is to hold power button until machine
> > shuts off and then reboots (not necessarily a good idea)
> > Here is one example of a page that did it to me:
> > http://media.grc.com/files/testvideo.wmv
> > I am not sure if this is also a kernel problem or iceweasel
> What do you have set as your Microsoft proprietary media handler for
Try (from the Iceweasel toolbar):- Edit --> Preferences --> Applications
and enter wmv to see what appkication is associated.
Also the output of:-
# dpkg --get-selections | grep mozplugger
might be instructive.
> A: Yes.
> >Q: Are you sure?
> >>A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
> >>>Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?