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beeky
September 23rd, 2008, 10:45 AM
How can I get Ubuntu to allow me to listen to the BBC radio programmes. At present if I click on listen - say to five live - I get the iplayer up which doesn't of course work. I have also tried to add the raio station to the inbuilt music player but without luck. Any ideas please

Beeky

ww711
September 23rd, 2008, 11:39 AM
Real Player would be the alternative.

http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Hardy#Installing_Real_Player_11_and_Configu ring_Mozilla_Plugin

beeky
September 23rd, 2008, 05:53 PM
Thanks but you are talking to a real beginner. I have tried the link and I would need some guidance what was need. For example Terminal? Hope you can help

oldos2er
September 23rd, 2008, 06:09 PM
If you're using Gnome, the terminal is under the menus Applications, Accessories.

L Campbell
September 23rd, 2008, 06:12 PM
Real Player would be the alternative.

http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Hardy#Installing_Real_Player_11_and_Configu ring_Mozilla_Plugin

With all due respect here the very first part of these instruction didn't work for me:-

qwer@qwer-desktop:~$ chmod 770 RealPlayer11GOLD.bin
chmod: cannot access `RealPlayer11GOLD.bin': No such file or directory
qwer@qwer-desktop:~$ sudo ./RealPlayer11GOLD.bin
[sudo] password for qwer:
sudo: ./RealPlayer11GOLD.bin: command not found
qwer@qwer-desktop:~$

Did I do something wrong?

Paqman
September 23rd, 2008, 06:15 PM
At present if I click on listen - say to five live - I get the iplayer up which doesn't of course work.

Have you tried going to the online iPlayer? It uses Flash, and should work fine.

Mornedhel
September 23rd, 2008, 06:17 PM
Did you cd to the directory you stored your .bin file in ?

Bash is powerful, but it can't read your mind (yet).

fogcat
September 23rd, 2008, 06:38 PM
Just a shot: have you tried "streamtuner"? I use it for internet radio, shoutcast primarily. I do not know if the particular BBC programming is on that.

fogcat

L Campbell
September 23rd, 2008, 10:02 PM
Did you cd to the directory you stored your .bin file in ?

Bash is powerful, but it can't read your mind (yet).


How does one do that?

oldos2er
September 23rd, 2008, 11:48 PM
cd Desktop

is the command you use, assuming the file you downloaded is on your desktop. Then you should be able to run the commands you tried earlier.

L Campbell
September 24th, 2008, 01:53 PM
cd Desktop

is the command you use, assuming the file you downloaded is on your desktop. Then you should be able to run the commands you tried earlier.

Thanks, that did the trick and I appreciate it.

billgoldberg
September 24th, 2008, 02:02 PM
With all due respect here the very first part of these instruction didn't work for me:-

qwer@qwer-desktop:~$ chmod 770 RealPlayer11GOLD.bin
chmod: cannot access `RealPlayer11GOLD.bin': No such file or directory
qwer@qwer-desktop:~$ sudo ./RealPlayer11GOLD.bin
[sudo] password for qwer:
sudo: ./RealPlayer11GOLD.bin: command not found
qwer@qwer-desktop:~$

Did I do something wrong?

I have a graphical guide on install real player 11.

Here you go (no terminal usage):

http://linuxowns.wordpress.com/2008/04/15/real-player-11/