Missing text/html decoder

René Stadler mail at renestadler.de
Mon Nov 14 07:56:34 PST 2011

On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 3:23 PM, Steven Comfort
<Steven.Comfort at uec.co.za> wrote:
> Hi,
> I get the following when trying to play an http file:
> from element /GstPlayBin2:playbin20/GstURIDecodeBin:uridecodebin0: No decoder available for type 'text/html'.


it means that the server responds with a web site instead of
multimedia content. Try pointing your browser to the address, you will
most likely see an error message or something. If your browser shows
you something different, the server is probably relying on cookies to
direct you at the content.


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