Howto set up Sopcast in Ubuntu 10.10 including Chromium sop links

To install sopcast player you need to add the following repository:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/sopcast
sudo apt-get update

Then, install sopcast-player as follows:

sudo apt-get install sopcast-player

Finally you will need to set up Chrome (Chromium) to link to sopcast links from websites.

gconftool-2 –set –type=string /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/sop/command ‘sopcast-player “%s”‘
gconftool-2 –set –type=bool /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/sop/enabled true
gconftool-2 –set –type=bool /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/sop/need-terminal false

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