my experience trying to listen to streaming

Sander van Loon svloon at
Tue Apr 12 17:55:34 UTC 2005

On Tuesday 12 April 2005 17:45, Raphael Bauduin wrote:
> Hi,
> here are the problems I encounter when I want to listen to a stream
> from this page:
> and more specifically
> When clicking on the link, it proposes to save, open with amarok, or
> cancel. I open with Amarok, but amarok doesn't ever give any sound....
> An annoying thing is that I can't, by clickin on the link, choose
> another multimedia app to open the link with (kaffeine eg).
> what I need to do is download the m3u, open an editor, edit the file,
> and copy the first URL, start kaffeine, and file -> open url.
> When I click on the link in firefox, it proposes either to "save it"
> or "open with ....", but no default app.
> Raph

Yes, I also had problems with amaroK, it would freeze if I'd try to play a 
stream. But there is a solution, I found this in bugzilla:

In short, uninstall the package amarok-arts and install amarok-xine. That 
should make amaroK work.

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