[maemo-users] [maemo-users] extending 770 video player

From: Michael P. Lococo mpl22 at cornell.edu
Date: Tue Jun 13 23:30:47 EEST 2006
>> > You may want to try again with the 2006 beta. I don't know about mms
>> > but I've been able to stream a .avi via http (which didn't work with
>> > the old firmware)
>> Could you post a reference URL or a short guide to how you
>> accomplished this?
> Nothing special really. Dropped the .avi into the filespace of my
> apache2 server on the desktop. Used opera on the 770 to navigate to the
> file, klicked it, accepted to open with videoplayer and it began playing
> right away.

This is different than streaming.  In this case, you're downloading the
file to a temp directory and playing it from there.  This will work fine
for small clips, but gets bogged down for large videos. It may not work at
all for files larger than the free space on your internal flash.


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