LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-23-2011, 12:22 PM   #1
Katy8989
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2010
Posts: 24

Rep: Reputation: 0
Can't get BBC iPlayer + other video sites to work - Linux Mint 10


Hi,

I'm running Linux Mint 10 LXDE in the UK. I can't get BBC iPlayer, other TV sites such as ITV Player, YouTube TV videos or any radio to work at all.

Every time on iPlayer, it starts to load, and then I get an error message saying: content doesn't seem to be working right now, please try again later.

I have a very good Internet connection, latest Flash, a whole load of GStreamer codecs, MPlayer plugins for RealPlayer, WMP and Quicktime, Java and Shockwave. I have to go through a university proxy, but iPlayer works fine for everyone else here. I've tried with Firefox and Chrome, and I've emptied the cache several times.

Does anyone know what might be causing the problem? Thanks
 
Old 03-23-2011, 12:28 PM   #2
Zetec
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2006
Distribution: Debian, Ubuntu, W7, openSUSE, Centos
Posts: 152

Rep: Reputation: 25
iplayer does that a lot. Are you trying to watch live tv through iplayer? I've never been able to do it.
 
Old 03-23-2011, 01:24 PM   #3
Katy8989
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2010
Posts: 24

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zetec View Post
iplayer does that a lot. Are you trying to watch live tv through iplayer? I've never been able to do it.
I can't get the normal catch-up programs to work either. It's not just iPlayer though - 4oD, ITV Player, Channel 5, and the "TV" YouTube videos too.... Any ideas?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
BBC Iplayer Desktop martk20 Linux - Software 1 09-02-2009 03:32 AM
BBC iplayer radio on Mandriva davholla Linux - Software 6 12-05-2008 06:37 AM
I cannot view eg BBC iplayer as I used to mattnorb Linux - Software 16 12-01-2008 02:46 AM
LXer: BBC iPlayer Linux screenshots LXer Syndicated Linux News 7 12-21-2007 08:06 AM
BBC Rolls Out iPlayer with DRM vxc69 General 11 07-01-2007 09:08 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:54 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration