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Firefox is a great browser and this documentation relates to version 2.01


Installing video plugin

Install the mplayer-plugin for mozilla

# cd /usr/ports/www/mplayer-plugin
# make install

mplayer plugin will support:

Window Media wmv, avi, asf, wav and asx

 QuickTime  mov and smil
 MPEG Video and Audio  mpeg and mp3
 Ogg Vorbis  ogg
 AutoDesk FLI  fli and flc
 Vivo  vivo
 Real Player  ram and rm

Installing Java VM plugin

Install the Java Runtime Environment via ports ({PORTSDIR}/java/diablo-jre15) or the Java Development Kit ({PORTSDIR}/java/diablo-jre15)

Then to add the plugin go to the directory:

# cd /usr/X11R6/lib/browser_plugins

and if you installed the JRE type the following:

# ln -s /usr/local/diablo-jre1.5.0/jre/plugin/i386/ns7/

or if you installed the JDK type the following:

# ln -s /usr/local/diablo-jdk1.5.0/jre/plugin/i386/ns7/

Now you should have java VM working. To test go to this site and wait a while for the Java VM to load:

Installing flash on native firefox


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