media players and browser plugins, KDE 4.3

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 16:03:36 BST 2009


On Thu, 2009-10-01 at 16:19 +0200, O. Sinclair wrote:
> Ric Moore wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 19:20 +0100, Mark Greenwood wrote:
> >> On Wednesday 30 Sep 2009 15:25:10 O. Sinclair wrote:
> >>> O. Sinclair wrote:
> >>>> O. Sinclair wrote:
> >>>>> Myriam Schweingruber wrote:
> >>>>>> Hi there.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 13:46, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>> Tried that, installing
> >>>>>>> w32codecs
> >>>>>>> that is. No luck whatsoever,
> >>>>>> Because w32codecs is not what you need :) You need to install the
> >>>>>> kubuntu-restricted-extras package, that should do the trick. And, of
> >>>>>> course, restart KDE so the sound engine can load the codecs.
> >>>>> after reinstallation of kubuntu-restricted-extras the browser tell me:
> >>>>> xine-plugin: no mrl found in playlist
> >>>>>
> >>>> The picture is one of mixed success: If I try to play BBC World Radio in 
> >>>> Firefox or Arora I get the above error and nothing but silence. The 
> >>>> media selector also claims I have Realplayer but not Windows Media 
> >>>> installed.
> > 
> > Oh yeah, here's the URL for BBC's install for Linux. 
> > http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/install/
> > If you're running 64bit, then you'll want to read the notes. Ric
> > 
> > 
> quote:
> Sorry, downloading from BBC iPlayer is only available in the UK (why?).
> and why goes:

While it says that, if you hit the download button it'll do so. I live
south of Richmond Virginia and I installed it just peachy. : Ric







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