mlb, nfl and iceweasel
chomiak at charter.net
Sun Aug 17 11:59:30 EDT 2008
As for field pass, it is better. Also, they play some kind of irritating
music during commercials.
Yes, I can do field pass on the Mac and windows and sirius but I keep
watching for it to work on linux. I finally dug out a realplayer for ppc
and it appeared to install and shows up in the Applications menu. But
when I tried game links it showed the title of the game and said
"inaccessible" and when I tried a .m3u and a .ram file they didn't play
though I didn't get o errors--well, it said something about "grayed
out" on the ram file. However, when I added some gstreamer plugins, totem
picked up the m3u and ram file. But still no go with nfl.
I do have to say that I am impressed with Orca's progress although I
haven't been very impressed with the progress of gui screenreaders for
linux up till now. I can finally really navigate iceweasel and get some
results: listening to a church service and radio stations and even
accessing my online banking.
There is a project for a silverlight equivalent which might help with mlb,
but you have to compile the media codecs (Moonlight) and I can' find some
of what's listed in debian. I also find I'm a bit handicapped because I'm
using ppc; for instance, there's no adobe flash player for linux ppc and
live365 keeps sending me to the linux player installation page for the
non-ppc version. But the only Intel machine I have that could be
commandeered for linux is being used for something else right now.
However, I do overall see improvement.
Is there a lot of difference between iceweasel and firefox? I've made
attempts to install firefox but failed so right now I'm just using
"Where your treasure is,
there will your heart be also."
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