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From: Meino.Cramer@×××.de
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] HTML5 player (YouTube) is a pain!...Alternatives?
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:39:39
Message-Id: 20161129173928.GF15463@solfire
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] HTML5 player (YouTube) is a pain!...Alternatives? by Poncho
1 Poncho <poncho@××××××.ch> [16-11-29 18:24]:
2 > you can use the open-with extension ( see:
3 > https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/open-with/ ) to get a
4 > "open with mpv" shortcut in your right click menu
5 >
6 > On 29.11.2016 08:35, Meino.Cramer@×××.de wrote:
7 > > Alarig Le Lay <alarig@××××××××××.fr> [16-11-29 08:16]:
8 > >> On Tue Nov 29 07:42:16 2016, Meino.Cramer@×××.de wrote:
9 > >>> Is there any way to feed the stream from youtube direktly into
10 > >>> a not blown player like mpv/mplayer or such (I would prefer
11 > >>> not to load a complete gui (vlc) with any click again and again.)?
12 > >>
13 > >> Hi,
14 > >>
15 > >> Yes, you can play video from youtube with mpv if you have emerged
16 > >> net-misc/youtube-dl.
17 > >>
18 > >> --
19 > >> alarig
20 > >
21 > > Hi Alarig,
22 > >
23 > > thanks for your help! :)
24 > >
25 > > yes...I know...but this implies (as far as I know):
26 > > Copying the url from FF as argument to youtube-dl,
27 > > downloading the file, and than watching it.
28 > > This was my (painful) workaround the last days.
29 > >
30 > > I woyld like something like:
31 > > Click on youtube-url, a window (console) pops up
32 > > and starts <fill in something> to watch the video
33 > > directly.
34 > >
35 > > Is it possible somehow?
36 > >
37 > > Thanks in advance for any help!
38 > >
39 > > Cheers,
40 > > Meino
41 > >
42
43 Hi Poncho,
44
45 thanks for your help - I installed this one.
46
47 One problem: mpv seems to open the video with the highest
48 possible resolution...and now.......the video.............stops
49 from.........time..........to time.........due to..........too
50 less............DSL bandwidth...........
51
52 Can I tell who? to only access videos with 720p max???
53
54 Cheers
55 Meino

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