Re: can't get multimedia working with any browser
- From: Janina Sajka <janina rednote net>
- To: Thomas Ward <tward1978 earthlink net>
- Cc: gnome-accessibility-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: can't get multimedia working with any browser
- Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2005 19:10:42 -0400
You don't need to reboot to get back in control after a Gnopernicus
On Fedora --
Go to the cli and issue:
To get back to the gui you then issue:
Thomas Ward writes:
> Hi Jude,
> I can tell you that your problem is not unique, and it doesn't seam to be
> memory related. I have ran Fedora and Mandriva with systems of 512 MB or
> greater and Gnopernicus 0.9.12 and greater seam to high dive for no reason
> at all.
> An example I was opening evolution like I did several times that day, and
> suddenly gnopernicus bit the dust. No speech, no responce, and wouldn't even
> exit properly. I crashed out of x, logged back in, and gnopernicus says it
> can't load festival.
> I ended up rebooting the machine. Which I do about four times a day on
> average do to gnopernicus high diving and not coming back for one reason or
> To bad I can't use mozilla, Open Office, and other gui apps at the shell as
> I would happily stay there with speakup or something than put up gnopernicus
> crashing about 5 times aday.
> Anyway, I wouldn't recommend using Firefox as it simply doesn't work with
> gnopernicus. I am currently adding multimedia for Mandriva, and I am hoping
> to plug it in to Sun Mozilla. I'll be sure to let you know if I get
> something reasonable working in x.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jude DaShiell" <jdashiel shellworld net>
> To: <gnome-accessibility-list gnome org>
> Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2005 11:56 PM
> Subject: can't get multimedia working with any browser
> > Having downloaded and installed mailcap-stuff.tar.gz I first tried
> > listening to a realplayer stream using lynx. No go, display wasn't set.
> > Okay no problem I figure I can go into xwindows and use gnopernicus and
> > maybe firefox or epiphany. Maybe one of those browsers will work but
> > hitting the f7 key to try to get some screen output seems on this system
> > to actually be the crash gnopernicus immediately key. I could understand
> > the desire of gnopernicus to do a high dive if all that was on this system
> > was 128MB of ram which was the case earlier this week. However there's
> > now 416MB of ram available in lower memory and this is happening. This is
> > a fedora core 3 installation that has been modified for multimedia via the
> > extra yum repositories. The network was opened with ifup ppp0 before
> > startx ever ran. So what prerequisite configuration of gnome did I most
> > likely neglect?
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