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Installing Real Player and Configuring Mozilla Plugin

The following steps show how to install Real Player 11 and Mozilla Plugin for Firefox 3.x browsers running on Hardy Heron.

Download Real Player 11 from:  www.real.com/linux

Open a terminal and change to the directory where the file was downloaded. Grant execute permissions and run the setup using the following commands:

  # chmod 770 RealPlayer11GOLD.bin
  # sudo ./RealPlayer11GOLD.bin
 
Use the following default installation directory during the installation:

  /opt/real/RealPlayer

Configuration:

1) Run Real Player using command: realplay and click on "next" till you reach the screen (below) to configure the mozilla plugins



After completion, Open Firefox and type about:plugins in the address bar. Scroll down and look for the following entry.

Helix DNA Plugin: RealPlayer G2 Plug-In Compatible

File name: nphelix.so
Helix DNA Plugin: RealPlayer G2 Plug-In Compatible version 0.4.0.4005 built with gcc 3.4.3 on Feb 25 2008

If found, your Real Player and its Plugin is installed properly!


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