I am trying to stream a Internet radio station using a browser. It appears like it is loading but I don't hear any sound. This is the station I am trying to stream: http://tunein.com/tuner/?StationId=68906 (It is a regional radio station and is in Tamil.)

When I try to stream it in Rhythmbox, I get the following error message:

Required plugin could not be found Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: text/html decoder

I don't think this is a network firewall problem because I can listen to the radio when I am on Windows 7. I am expecting it to be an issue of a missing plugin.

  • Works here in Firefox 9, default Totem plugin. – mikewhatever Jan 21 '12 at 13:57
  • Works directly in VLC also. – duffydack Jan 21 '12 at 14:00

Install GStreamer plugins for mms, wavpack, quicktime, musepack Install gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad.

After restarting the browser and clicking the link, it asked to install gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg Install gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg and Chromium played the stream.

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  • I just purged the gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad and gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg and reinstalled it and the radio is working fine. Thanks! – jokerdino Jan 22 '12 at 12:58
  • I have both plugins installed, yet not working on google chrome. I was trying to listen to rvlradio.com/#index.php?pageName=rock – prayagupd Dec 21 '12 at 10:02
  • I was getting the same error. I removed gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg refreshed the page and the radio worked. – topless Jun 17 '13 at 8:26

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