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Old 12-03-2003, 03:25 PM   #1
devinWhalen
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Listen to Live Radio


Hey,

I want to listen to the radio in my browser. I can do this in IE on windows and it works fine. However, I hate windows and IE and I use Linux and Opera. Can anyone out there listen to the radio at this site:
http://www.cbc.ca/audio.html

And if so, what am I missing? I will use any browser, I just want it to work.

Thanks.
 
Old 12-03-2003, 08:01 PM   #2
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my fast solution to this:
(0) get apt-get working in redhat.
(1) type: apt-get install mozilla-mplayer [ i use apt-get since a few dependencies exist ]
(2) extrapolate experience to other distributions.

mplayer seems to handle windows media no problem, i use it for NPR (same format as link you provided), internet news video, etc.

cheers, -bp
 
Old 12-03-2003, 11:51 PM   #3
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Hi,

I installed RealPlayer for linux and it will play that site when I use Mozilla.

If you install the RealPlayer9 codecs you can watch the news too!

Haven't gotten Mplayer to work for me when it comes to Windows Media but then I haven't tried real hard either.
 
Old 12-04-2003, 05:48 AM   #4
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I had RealPlayer installed but I hadn't set it up as a plugin.

For Mozilla/Firebird, copy the file /usr/lib/RealPlayer8/rpnp.so into the plugins directory of Mozilla or Firebird (e.g. /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4/plugins). I then tried listening to your radio with Firebird and it worked fine.

I've just tried getting it working with Opera 7.11 and it isn't finding the RealPlayer plug-in, despite having the correct directories in the plug-in path, so maybe that's a bug in Opera.
 
Old 12-04-2003, 10:01 AM   #5
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THANK YOU SOOOOOOOOO Much!!!
I think this was the only thing I didn't like about using linux...I couldn't listen to my CBC radio!
I couldn't get it to work with mplayer like bdp said, but I got it working with RealPlayer and Firebird.

However, I do have a question about Firebird. I downloaded the tar file and unpacked it, but how do I install it? Do I just run it from the directory that I downloaded it in?

Thanks for the help people!!

later
 
Old 12-04-2003, 10:43 AM   #6
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No need to install Firebird. Just run the MozillaFirebird script from within the directory that you extracted it to.
 
  


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