Cant hear anything with RealPlayer

JimD jimdageek at
Wed Sep 13 18:09:09 UTC 2006

Ben Edwards (lists) wrote:
> Tried apt-get install realplayer but got:-
> The following packages have unmet dependencies.
>   realplayer: Depends: xlibs but it is not installable
> Any idea how to fix this?
> I then downloaded and installed RealPlayer10Gold.bin from real site and
> at first it worked but when I rebooted it now looks like it works but I
> get no sound.  The BBC Radio Player even looks like it works but again
> no sound.  Between it working and not I have installed helix player
> which has since been uninstalled, maybe this is relevant.
> Any idea why?
> Regards,
> Ben

Are you using the PLF repo?  The PLF repo has realplayer 10 under the 
name of realplay, realplayer will install the old realplayer 8.

Instructions on adding the PLF repo can be found here:

Then just do:
sudo apt-get install realplay

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