youtube sluggish on samsung netbook n100

Asked by Neil on 2012-07-08

I have a Samsung Netbook N100 and I use firefox as my default browser. Everytime I run youtube, the videos are laggy and sluggish especially on fullscreen. I tried to use Google Chrome and I/ve got the same issue. I've also tried to take off the cache limit on ubuntu based on the solutions provided at this link http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1987116. Youtube was working fine before.

Any possible resolutions would be very much appreciated.

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2012-07-12
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2012-07-12

Can you give the output of:

uname -a; lsb_release -a; dpkg -l | egrep 'flash|gnash|swf|spark'

Thanks

Neil (corneilius-apple) said : #2

uname -a; lsb_release -a; dpkg -l | egrep 'flash|gnash|swf|spark'

Linux neil-N100 3.2.0-26-generic-pae #41-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jun 14 16:45:14 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Release: 12.04
Codename: precise
ii flashplugin-installer 11.2.202.236ubuntu0.12.04.1 Adobe Flash Player plugin installer

try:

sudo apt-get --purge remove flashplugin-installer

Then enable the partner repo and install adobe-flashplugin

You can also try installing minitube and use that. Also try the Unity2D session from the login screen.

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