On Wednesday 26 October 2005 12:18, Roy Schestowitz stood up and spoke
the following words to the masses in /alt.os.linux.mandrake...:/
> __/ [Aragorn] on Wednesday 26 October 2005 10:31 \__
>> On Wednesday 26 October 2005 11:10, Colin Hammond stood up and spoke
>> the following words to the masses in /alt.os.linux.mandrake...:/
>>> I click on Real player 10 gold in MDV 2006 and it tries to start for
>>> about 10 seconds I see icon on tool bar then dies and the nothing,
>>> any one has had the same problem, if yes how did you fix it please?
> When I set up a new KDE-based (SuSE) machine just 2 days ago, Real
> Player 10 was very buggy 'out of the box'. It must be avoided, in my
> humble opinion, as it lacks functionality and is spyware by default.
> It froze constantly, sound was often cut off periodically, it was
> unable to handle filenames with 'difficult' symbols (e.g. %20) and
> that's just the beginning of it all...
That damn proprietary software... ;-þ
> Have you tried uninstalling and re-installing using the package
> management tool? If I recall correctly, Mandrake(driva) has a
> graphical front-end similar to YaST for that task. I only know
> Mandrake, I'm afraid...
The Mandriva Control Center -> Software Installer ;-)
>> Try launching it from a terminal window and see whether it spits out
>> error messages. Additionally you could launch it through /strace/
>> and see where it dies (or hangs).
>> man strace
>> ... for details.
>> Hope this helps... ;-)
> strace -f realplay > ~/report 2>&1
With kind regards,
(Registered GNU/Linux user #223157)