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Old 11-16-2009, 12:53 PM   #1
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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?
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Is this because the network was slow, so it could not fetch the player file ?
Old 11-17-2009, 11:41 AM   #3
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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.
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Old 11-17-2009, 01:17 PM   #5
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Craig, what do I need to install to get that link to work? It always switches to and demands I install a plugin which I can never figure out. What I've been using is which is the same page as you list but without the plugin check.


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