I cannot view or listen to any program online. cd/dvd work perfectly. Help. New user.

Asked by Hez on 2008-02-12

Am a new Linux user. Tried to listen to radio program, TV, News, U-tube -none works. However, CDs and DVDs work perfectly. Browser - Mozilla Firefox.
Error message -
(i) xine Plugin - no input plugin to handle this stream (News)
(ii) http://www.oneplace.com/ministries/the_alternative/... Transferring data message does not end. -
among other errors, How can I be able to watch/listen to programs online that that 'seem' to be windows?
Thanks in advance for your help and time.

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Hez (icibani) said : #1

"connecting to http server" stays @ 0% and never increases on 'xine'

Martin Božič (martin-bozic) said : #2

Here's a good place to start for every new Ubuntu user: http://ubuntuguide.org/

Since your problem seems to be with Firefox you'll probably need to install some plugins for it. You can do this quickly in a command line terminal (just copy-paste this):

sudo aptitude install flashplugin-nonfree mozilla-player

Before you do this exit Firefox, or you'll need to restart it after the installation of plugins.

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