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Two Firefox questions.

Postby ashboy on Sun May 05, 2013 2:45 pm

Since I installed Nadia Xfce (migrated straight from Windows - haven't used Linux in a couple of years), I can't seem to view any Flash videos on youtube, Facebook or any other site. I went through the Firefox Linux FAQ, tried all it recommended, but nothing worked for me. When I right-click on a flash video, I do get a small menu where I can select "About Adobe Flashplayer 11.2.etc", so something does seem to work.

Secondly, I'm kind of missing my Facebook Lite plugin, which appears to be Windows only. I can barely abide with today's social network extravaganza, but it's important to keep up with the 'hood. I looked around a bit, but haven't really been able to find a suitable replacement. Is anyone aware of one?
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Re: Two Firefox questions.

Postby nomko on Sun May 05, 2013 3:16 pm

Try Google Chrome and see if you still have the same problems.
Google Chrome can be found here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/?hl=nl&brand=CHMI.

Chrome has it's own Flash player built-in en doesn't depend on other sources.
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Re: Two Firefox questions.

Postby homerscousin on Mon May 06, 2013 4:34 pm

I thought Firefox had the shockwave-flash plugin installed by default? I don't remember having to install it and I do have 11.2 on Firefox 20-- add-ons manager. I have no problems at all with flash, and I have flashblock installed. I watched my first ever Facebook video yesterday, it was flash. It worked fine. Maybe it isn't the browser. Maybe it's the desktop with all its specific packages or files. I have only tried Cinnamon, KDE and Unity with Compiz(I think-- whatever goes with Compiz). KDE has been the best of all, for me, on Ivy Bridge. Desktop does matter.
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Re: Two Firefox questions.

Postby ashboy on Tue May 07, 2013 2:39 am

Well when I right-click on a video I do get a adobe related option to click on. So something is working as it should.
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