[lug] No flash on the Daily Show

Collins Richey crichey at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 17:24:46 MDT 2010

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 7:24 PM, David L. Anselmi <anselmi at anselmi.us> wrote:
> Michael Hirsch wrote:
>>> Double check the plugin is being found.  In Firefox, type
>>> "about:plugins" in the URL dialog and check what Firefox thinks you have
>>> installed.  Chances are it's a path resolution issue.
>> Yes, it is found.  And I've used two different packages to install it.
>>   Flash plays in, say, youtube and guitartricks, so it is usually okay.
> FWIW I have the same problem.  But this is Debian unstable, AMD64 (with some ugly hack to get flash
> to work at all).
> It isn't flash, because the flash ads play (and other sites), it just the show videos that don't play.

Interesting. When I was still running sidux 64 (also AMD and debian
unstable) I had no problems whatsoever with flash. OTOH, I've read
that flash 64 has been know to present problems. I'm on 32-bit
PCLinuxOS now, and the Daily Show is no problem other than lack of
interest on my part.

Collins Richey
     If you fill your heart with regrets of yesterday and the worries
     of tomorrow, you have no today to be thankful for.

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