msnbc and xvfb-run

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Thu Jul 19 20:47:35 UTC 2018

Yes I made the script executable before running it.  I can run this
again and give it some time to get going.

On Thu, 19 Jul 2018, Didier
Spaier wrote:

> Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:12:41
> From: Didier Spaier <didier at>
> To: Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at>,
>     Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
> Subject: Re: msnbc and xvfb-run
> It works here. It takes around 15 seconds before your hear something
> and there is a lag between the advertisement and the song.
> Did you make the script executable (chmod 755 xvfb-run) ?
> Did you have another instance of Firefox running (in this case it fails) ?
> To make sure, issue first "killall firefox" and wait a few seconds.
> Is it the good version? To check, this command:
> stat -c %s xvfb-run
> should give:
> 5432
> Le 19/07/2018 ? 20:55, Jude DaShiell a ?crit?:
> > I could not make youtube video play from command line with attached
> > xvfb-run and command supplied in the message.  However after a reboot and
> > starting up startx and running firefox, the youtube video played.  Another
> > start of firefox got me the firefox start page.


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