Realplayer again

Nigel Henry cave.dnb2m97pp at
Thu Apr 2 16:31:59 UTC 2009

On Thursday 02 April 2009 17:50, Jim MacLeod wrote:
> Lisi Reisz wrote:
> > I have downloaded and installed first the realplayer available in
> > medibuntu
> > (Realplayer 11).  iPlayer continued to say that it needed Realplayer in
> > both
> > Furefox and Konqueror.  So I clicked thro' to the site offered by the BBC
> > and
> > downloaded and installed from there (Realplayer 11 GOLD deb).  Still no
> > joy.
> > So I asked Mozilla for an add-on for Firefox.  Guess what?  It lead me to
> > the
> > same Realplayer Gold site.  I did not install it a third time.
> >
> > I am at my wits end.   How do I persuade both Firefox and the BBC that
> > Realplayer is installed?
> Realplayer is not required or indeed anything to do with BBC iPlayer, which
> uses the Adobe flashplayer, so you can safely get rid of Realplayer.
> Similarly, Mplayer is nothing to do with iPlayer (and Kmplayer is just  a
> front-end for it.
> Info about Adobe flashplayer is here -
> and for me, it works great both in Konqueror & Firefox3 (Konq does throw
> the odd wobbly sometimes)!!
> Jim

Hi Jim.

I hate to disagree with you, but I'm currently listening to BBC Radio4, and 
the iplayer shows a big blue "R", which shows it's using realplayer.

The snapshot is too big to post to the list, so I'll post it directly to you.


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