after deleting the mplayer plugins as advised by John Moylan
and restarting system (shouldnt have been necessary but I had installed
kernel upgrades which needed a reboot)
all is well - I can view video & hear audio archives and listen to live
Cant listen to live tv feed tho - maybe network congestion???
Thanks to all who replied
paul at clubi.ie wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Feb 2008, John Kinsella wrote:
>> when I click on for example
>>http://www.rte.ie/news/2008/0203/pobal_av.html>> in Firefox
>> it doesnt work with either realplayer or mplayer.
>>> Maybe a config problem at my end (or network congestion at RTE's end)?
>> It's a brain-damage problem at RTEs end I think. Their streaming stuff
> did once work on non-wintel platforms, but stopped working a year or
> two ago in some revamp.
>> At least they're not using flash, so there's still some hope.
>> If anyone can rip the segment containing the footage of our beloved,
> committee member, please make it available. (technically, that would
> infringing the copyright, but it seems unlikely RTE would drag you
> into court).
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