Power and Responsibility

Do you want to put MPEG Video into MPEG Audio playlists? You cant make anything wrong with Firefox. 

Streaming between machines. The helper application of the browser is waiting for commands. A textfile with a series of URLs is welcome. The server adds a Content-Type that tells the browser what to do.

Opening shark.m4u

-- begin of shark.m4u --
-- end of shark.m4u --

with lynx and mplayer and some text:

-- begin of ~/.mailcap --
# Copyright (c) 1991 Bell Communications Research, Inc. (Bellcore)
video/vnd.mpegurl; mplayer -playlist %s
/dev/null 2>&1 &
-- end of ~/.mailcap --

with Firefox and VideoLan Client and some action:

What should Firefox do with this file?

Do this automatically for files like this from now on.

See also Help, Troubleshooting Information.

when servers or browsers dont unterstand Content-Types:

Download shark.m4u to your desktop.

Double-click, Choose Application, Enable: All Applications.

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