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Old 06-22-2011, 06:55 PM
Ralf Mardorf
Default Iceweasel 3.5.19 and wmv files

On Wed, 2011-06-22 at 17:36 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-06-22 at 15:03 +0000,
> debian-user-digest-request@lists.debian.org wrote:
> > On Wed, 22 Jun 2011 14:04:27 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> >
> > > Open with vlc
> > > [x] Do this automatically for files like this from now on.
> > >
> > > Is ignored for wmv files that can be played.
> > > Does work for wmv files hat can't be played.
> >
> > Mmm, can you re-phrase that? What works and what doesn't? :-)
> >
> > Greetings,
> >
> > --
> > Camaleón
> When I click on a video.wmv and it's a file.wmv vlc is able to play,
> than the file isn't played automatically. Icedove always ask me what to
> do, while
> "Open with vlc
> [x] Do this automatically for files like this from now on."
> already is checked.
> When I click on a video.wmv and it's a file.wmv vlc isn't able to play
> (that's not an issue, because Linux very often is unable to play some
> files.wmv, while it can play other file.wmv), than it does remember to
> open it automatically, that it should be played with vlc.
> I first opened a valid_filename.wmv vlc could play and then a
> valid_filename.wmv vlc can't play.
> So in addition to the usual issue, that Linux can't play averaged videos.wmv, that can be played by other OS I wont use, but a lot of people unfortunately do use (not important for me), Iceweasel doesn't remember that videos.wmv should automatically played by vlc, without asking me (this is very annoying).
> (OT: Sorry, very often Evolution generates never ending lines, when I
> reply to mails, e.g. like the line above).
> Can the Iceweasel issue be fixed?
> Or should I get rid of Iceweasel and install a regular Firefox or is
> there any reason to use a broken Firefox called Iceweasel for Debian
> installs?
> It seems to be that testing is less a valid testing, but extreme buggy
> regarding to multimedia and Internet applications . Unfortunately I
> can't use stable for my needs. I fear that when I'll compile Ardour with
> videotimeline, ffmpeg might become an issue, since some codec packages
> don't like other codec packages.
> Ralf

Currently it's ok :S. For several reboots it wasn't. Voodoo?
Kamehame-Ha? Similar as for OpenPGP and Evolution, sometimes it
auto-encrypts for replies to encrypted emails and sometimes it doesn't.
The whole Internet stuff seems to be broken sometimes and sometimes it
is ok.

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