[clug-talk] Firefox 3.0.8 Youtube won't work

Shawn sgrover at open2space.com
Sun Apr 5 16:40:03 PDT 2009


install the ubuntu-restricted-extras package.  That'll get the usual 
codecs, mp3 support, and fonts in place.

Shawn

sean halter wrote:
> 
> That did the trick for Youtube.
> 
> However, I removed GSstreamer and I can't get any wmv files to play 
> (like cbc) they did not work very well with GS streamer any way, is 
> there something better that I could install to get this to work?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
> On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 4:37 PM, Jesse Kline <jesse at kline.ca 
> <mailto:jesse at kline.ca>> wrote:
> 
>     Do you have the flash plugin installed? I use the nonfree adobe
>     plugin, as I find the OSS versions don't work very well. Type
>     'about:plugins' (without quotes) into the url bar to find out. Also,
>     ensure that the 'flashplugin-nonfree' package is installed on your
>     system and that any other flash plugins have been uninstalled (use
>     Synaptic for this). You will need to ensure that the Universe and
>     Multiverse repositories are enabled in order to install the nonfree
>     plugin.
> 
>     Jesse
> 
>     On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 2:31 PM, sean halter <sean.halter at gmail.com
>     <mailto:sean.halter at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>         OK, after ditching the more than a little disappointing Xandros
>         that was included with my ASUS eee1000 and replacing it with eee
>         ubuntu my life has been much better.
> 
>         However, I can't get any video, like Youtube, within *Firefox 3.0.8.
> 
>         Any ideas what is up?
>         Are there Codecs or somthing that I should install?
> 
> 
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