"This is possible because Microsoft provides the codecs directly
to all Moonlight users, regardless of their choice of Linux
"Very simply, Moonshine:
* Allows an end user to experience Windows Media content on the
* Brings Windows Media playback capabilities to a user's desktop
for playing local/arbitrarily downloaded content.
"Of course you'll also need Moonlight installed. If you don't
have the proper version installed, the Moonshine page will tell
"On the Moonshine page, there is an XPI available to install for
Firefox. You must have the latest Moonlight installed and Firefox
3.0 or newer. The Firefox shell that provides local media playback
however is not part of the XPI. You must build Moonshine from
source to have this feature. Packages will soon be available for
openSUSE, and hopefully for other distributions soon."