LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 11-16-2009, 12:53 PM   #1
Quakeboy02
Senior Member
 
Registered: Nov 2006
Distribution: Debian Linux 10 (Buster)
Posts: 3,373

Rep: Reputation: 138Reputation: 138
RealPlayer colors break needing reboot to fix


I was watching the NASA channel for the shuttle launch, on realplayer, and after a network stall, it came back with no reds or greens - just shades of blue. I restarted it several times, and even started the URL in both mplayer and totem but the colors were still broken. I wasn't able to fix it without a reboot. Note that it appeared to me that it wasn't just the content (movie) but the colored widgets(such as progress bar), as well. Any ideas?
 
Old 11-17-2009, 12:12 AM   #2
barunparichha
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2006
Location: Bangalore,india
Distribution: Linux(Redhat,fedora,suse,ubantu), Solaris (s8/s9/s10/nevada/open-solaris)
Posts: 299

Rep: Reputation: 32
Is this because the network was slow, so it could not fetch the player file ?
 
Old 11-17-2009, 11:41 AM   #3
Quakeboy02
Senior Member
 
Registered: Nov 2006
Distribution: Debian Linux 10 (Buster)
Posts: 3,373

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 138Reputation: 138
I don't think so. It played just fine with good audio. It's just that there were only shades of blue. And, like I said, the same thing happened in totem and mplayer once it was corrupted. After I rebooted, it was just fine, though I didn't try to play it through realplayer again. I probably should have checked some videos I have on disk, but I was more interested in seeing the shuttle get launched, so that didn't happen. Oh, and I've had the same thing happen with the NASA channel before with realplayer, if that helps. But, since I don't really use realplayer except to watch shuttle launches, I have no way to really connect it to the NASA channel.
 
Old 11-17-2009, 12:44 PM   #4
craigevil
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Location: OZ
Distribution: Debian Sid/RPIOS
Posts: 4,781
Blog Entries: 18

Rep: Reputation: 490Reputation: 490Reputation: 490Reputation: 490Reputation: 490
http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html works just fine in mplayer.
 
Old 11-17-2009, 01:17 PM   #5
Quakeboy02
Senior Member
 
Registered: Nov 2006
Distribution: Debian Linux 10 (Buster)
Posts: 3,373

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 138Reputation: 138
Craig, what do I need to install to get that link to work? It always switches to http://www.nasa.gov/help/multimedia/odplayer.html and demands I install a plugin which I can never figure out. What I've been using is http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasat...ml?skipIntro=1 which is the same page as you list but without the plugin check.
 
  


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
How to configure Xterm colors if my xterm can support 256 colors n179911 Linux - Software 4 07-06-2009 02:28 AM
How to change shell to have nice colors and look cool? Penguin likes cool colors! newtovanilla Linux - Newbie 3 11-28-2008 12:55 PM
LXer: Tips and tricks: Why is my system unable to reboot after converting my ext3 partition to a diskdump partition. How can I fix this ? LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 07-23-2007 06:46 PM
Realplayer misery - won't uninstall; Realplayer streams trying to play in Kaffeine brianeanna Linux - Desktop 1 02-16-2007 05:01 PM
needing to fix my screen resolution yokie1979 Linux - Hardware 0 08-22-2002 01:41 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:15 AM.

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
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration