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the BBC has moved
I'm surprized the old realplayer doesn't play the BBC url I
I switched to using the G2 player a while ago -and that guy
does insist on having X around.
All I do is run X in a separate virtual console --
I then have a small rap shell script appended below that
launches realplay --the G2 player.
Here is what you do:
1) On your Linux box, hit alt-F6
--this gets you to virtual console 6
2) Login at that console and type xinit
at the prompt
--this starts a minimal X session --leave this guy running
3) Now switch back t the virtual console where you are
running emacspeak --assuming this is virtual console 1 you
Now forget all about X --here is the simple rap script I use
echo "Playing $1"
$RAP $1 > /dev/null 2>&1
>>>>> "Ann" == Ann K Parsons <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Ann> Hi all, Raman, I have a question. I placed the URL
Ann> you gave in the proper file. Now, when I try to
Ann> access the BBC, I can not get it to play. I am
Ann> using the old version of Real player as I do not
Ann> know how to operate the newer one through
Ann> X-windows. Can you please tell me how you operate
Ann> your real player and which version it is? If it's
Ann> the one that works through X-Windows, how do you
Ann> access it? I love the BBC, and I am just so
Ann> disappointed that I can't get it any longer. What
Ann> do you recommend?
Ann> If you give me technical advice, I can find help to
Ann> fix this. Thanks a million. I have heard that you
Ann> can operate X-Windows somehow with scripts but I
Ann> don't know anything about it. If you can not tell
Ann> me, can you point me to some documentation that
Ann> will help? Thanks in advance.
Ann> Ann P.
Ann> -- Ann K. Parsons: email: email@example.com ALTERNATE
Ann> EMAIL AKPARSONS@SHOUTMAIL.COM MICQ Number: 33006854
Ann> WEB SITE: http://home.eznet.net/~akp "All that is
Ann> gold does not glitter. Not all those who wander
Ann> are lost." JRRT
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