Welcome, Guest. Please Login.
Linuxslate.com Forums

<=== Back to the Linuxslate.com Homepage

Mar 26th, 2017, 1:46pm
News: Welcome to the linuxslate.com forums. 16 Janruary 2015: Forum registration has been disabled due to recent advancements in bypassing captcha's and the resulting increase in spam on the forums. Registration will be re-enabled at a later date. In the meantime, if you need to register, or have relevant information, please email "john" at this domain, or request an account using the linuxslate.com Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/+Linuxslate/


Pages: 1
How to watch the BP Live Feeds on Ubuntu Linux (Read 2335 times)
Administrator
Forum Administrator
*****


Administrator

Posts: 122
Gender: male
How to watch the BP Live Feeds on Ubuntu Linux
Jul 14th, 2010, 9:21am
 
If you are having difficulty watching the live video feeds from the BP website on your Ubuntu Linux system, here's easy steps to get it working.
 
Short summary:  Try using MPlayer and the MPlayer mozilla plug-in instead of the totem plug-in.
 
Steps:
 
1.  Quit Firefox
2.  Launch Synaptic:  System -->  Administration --> Synaptic Package Manager
3. Enter admin password when prompted.
4. Search for "mplayer mozilla"
5. Install the mozilla-mplayer or mplayer-mozilla package.  If you do not already have mplayer installed, it will alert you that it will be installing mplayer, and over a dozen files that go with it (OSD fonts, mplayer GUI, skins, etc.)
6.  Hit "Apply".
7.  Search for "totem".
8. Find the totem-mozilla (or mozilla-totem) plug-in package.  Remove it.  It should NOT remove other packages.
9. Hit "Apply".
 
Launch your browser again, and it should work.  This has been tested on several versions of Ubuntu from 8.04 to 9.04. should work on 10.04 as well.
 
 
Additional Keywords:  BP Gulf Oil Leak Response video stream streaming feed feeds beaches Gulf of Mexico British Petroleum ROV undersea submersible.
 
 
Back to top
 
 

Mobile Linux ?
Got That:
Z1 Android Watch Phone, Huawei Honor 2, Nexus 7 (2013), MUCH G2.
WWW   IP Logged
Pages: 1