Re: listening to BBC
On 20 Apr 2008, Bob Cox wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 17:36:28 -0600, Bob Proulx (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > Richard Lyons wrote:
> > > I suppose the BBC has changed its codec or something. I used to be able
> > > to play "Listen Again" programmes on the BBC site with their BBC Radio
> > > Player, which opened in a separate Firefox/Iceweasel window. Now it
> > > just complains about a missing codec
> > Perhaps previously you were using a different system? I don't think
> > the BBC site has changed with regards to this part for a while.
> > > called, oddly, "cook". Is there a debian package for this? Or if
> > > not is there some other way to hear the BBC in debian?
> > Not in US Debian due to US laws. But it is available from the
> > Marillat site outside of the US. The information you need is here:
> > http://debian-multimedia.org/
> > The mozilla-mplayer plugin will handle the file types that you need.
It does, but I find not as well as Realplayer. The sound stream breaks
briefly and there doesn't seem to be any way to change your place
(fast-forward or backward).
Anthony Campbell - email@example.com
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