cant view youtube videos!

Asked by saxena_priyesh on 2008-09-03

I am not able to view videos on youtube, am new to linux. please help me

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2008-09-03
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2009-10-23
SpLItz (ryad) said : #1

Try to install flash-non free.
sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree

You need the adobe flash plugin. Go to add/remove applications.
Applications>add/remove applications
and search for adobe. You should see at the top of the list macromedia flash browser plugin.
This is what you need to play videos on youtube.

Hope that helps
Shane Fagan

Pance (pance) said : #3

There's something very strange here. Quick overview - I just installed the latest Eeebuntu on my EeePc 900. Most eveything works well incuding FF 3.0.14.

But for some reason the latest Adobe Flash media SWF wil not play swf video. I have installed the latest adobe Flash player 10, but for some reason Swfdec is still the default and it cannot play the latest SWF formats. I have even removed Swfdec, but it's still the default vewer. Heeelllpppp - at wits end.

I tried the suggestion above - but still no luck:
sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree

Thanks

Pance (pance) said : #4

i figured it out - go to the Synaptec package manager and remove (with extreme prejudice) the nasty swfdec. Now I can watch all the Youtube videos to my harts content.

Can you help with this problem?

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