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Re: having trouble watching yahoo videos with firefox

Postby ortermagic on Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:32 am

Hi Mint folk, I thought I would mention that I get the same thing on my ubuntu trusty set up, I use the latest ff with adblock plus, tried disabling abp no joy. I think it's probably related to advertising, I suspect it's something yahoo techs are working on for the benefit of their ad clients. (I am quite happy to forgo the pain of their videos, in fact they are doing me a favour by blocking :wink: ) It feels a bit sinister to me.
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Re: having trouble watching yahoo videos with firefox

Postby SonicScorpion on Wed May 07, 2014 10:13 pm

This link http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=109&t=163405&p=840320&hilit=Amazon+Prime#p840320 on the forum might help you, I have no problems viewing any videos from Yahoo, HULU, PBS, Amazon Prime, YouTube and all ABC, CBS & NBC station videos. Give it a try hope it helps... :D
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Re: having trouble watching yahoo videos with firefox

Postby gatorade on Wed May 07, 2014 10:14 pm

has anyone else found that the yahoo videos are now working again?

I didn't do anything , yet I can now watch them again for some reason.
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Re: having trouble watching yahoo videos with firefox

Postby kromaz on Wed May 07, 2014 10:41 pm

gatorade wrote:has anyone else found that the yahoo videos are now working again?


Yes watching Yahoo! videos working again. Sure took Yahoo! long enough to fix. Thanks for posting. :D
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Re: having trouble watching yahoo videos with firefox

Postby gatorade on Fri May 16, 2014 7:08 pm

just an update,

I can now view yahoo videos again , as I mentioned, but the problem is that I now have those annoying ads coming on again before the video starts.

what should I do to block them again?

I still have adblock plus 2.6 , and adblock plus popup blocker 0.9.1 , obviously no longer effective in blocking the ads.
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Re: having trouble watching yahoo videos with firefox

Postby gtsfer on Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:09 pm

Has anyone looked at this lately? I completely forgot about it until when I saw a new poster having problems. So I looked this thread up and to my surprise, it works fine now. Because we're running FF 31 now I guess? Or possibly it's because I'm booted into KDE right now, dunno yet, but it works fine. I'll have to try it again from LMDE as well just to be sure.
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