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Re: RealPlayer7 causes Netscape 4.72/3 bus error on startup

On Sun, Jul 23, 2000 at 11:44:27PM +0000, Pollywog wrote:
> On 23-Jul-2000 Rick Macdonald wrote:
> > 
> > Oh, I hadn't noticed that there was a deb for installing realplayer. I had
> > removed the whole lot, so just now I reinstalled all the 4.73 debs
> > including the realplayer, and guess what -- it works fine now. I don't
> > know why. I had been installing the realplayer with it's own installer,
> > not the rpm file that the deb wrapper uses.
> > 
> > The javascript pages (bigbrother2000) also seem more stable with this
> > 4.73.
> > 
> > Beats me why!
> I uninstalled the RealPlayer package I had installed with the Debian install
> package.  I made a new Deb package using Alien and the RPM package I
> downloaded and it works much better.
> Now I am trying to decide how to have Netscape play mp3 files.
> Plugger doesn't seem to cut it.

Do you have mpg123 installed?  Plugger suggests, but does not depend
on it.  It is necessary for playing mp3 files via plugger, however.


Bob Nielsen, N7XY                          nielsen@oz.net
Bainbridge Island, WA                      http://www.oz.net/~nielsen

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