May 22, 2009 · General · Email This Post

Gecko Media Player is a browser plug-in that uses GNOME MPlayer and Mplayer to play media in a browser. It uses the NS4 API and is therefore compatible with all NS4 derived browsers: Iceweasel, Firefox, Iceape, Epiphany, Galeon, Midbrowser, etc.

Install gecko-mediaplayer in Ubuntu Jaunty

sudo apt-get install gecko-mediaplayer

If you want to install mplayer in jaunty check this tutorial

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4 Comments to “Ubuntu Tip : gecko-mediaplayer – Media plug-in for Gecko browsers”

  1. brett says:

    Unfortunately, gecko-mediaplayer can’t be installed using apt-get.

  2. bill says:

    It seemed to install OK for me. Had to run sudo apt-get update beforehand, then the install of gecko media player worked great.

  3. Deven Goinden says:

    sudo apt-get command worked great for me too.

  4. James Mahon says:

    Package gecko-mediaplayer is not available, but is referred to by another package.
    This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
    is only available from another source

    E: Package ‘gecko-mediaplayer’ has no installation candidate

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