[PC-BSD Testing] Flash Upgrade kills access to YouTube Follow-up

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Jun 1 10:21:07 PDT 2011


On 06/01/2011 12:33, Ian Robinson wrote:
> Re: Flash Upgrade kills access to YouTube
>
> On Thu, 26 May 2011, Ian Robinson said:
>
> > The recent Flash upgrade patch for 8.2 kills access to YouTube and 
> generates constant error messages in Yahoo email.
> >
> > YouTube will not play at all, and displays a message in the window 
> where the image usually plays saying "You need to upgrade your Adobe 
> Flash Player to see this video."   If the computer is rebooted after 
> applying the Flash upgrade patch, the message says "click here to 
> download plugin," which of course does nothing on a non-windows OS.
> >
> > Yahoo lets you see and access email, but whenever you click on a 
> message an error message box jumps up saying "Flash required for this 
> application.  Your browser must have Flash 9.0 or higher installed to 
> add this application. You can download and install the latest Flash 
> Player here."  (Ironically, the Yahoo main page with its photos, news 
> stories, and ads does not complain.)
> >
> > Ian Robinson
> > Salem, Ohio
>
>
> On 05/26/2011 09:11, Dru Lavigne replied to Ian Robinson saying:
>
> > Does running "nspluginwrapper -v -a -i" as the regular user and 
> restarting the browser fix it?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Dru
> >
>
> And, Kris Moore asked:
>
> Also, what browser / architecture is this? i386 or amd64?
>
>
> -- Kris Moore PC-BSD Software iXsystems
>
> ================== Replies ===========================
>
> Thanks for the speedy replies.
>
> @ Kris:
>
> The architecture is amd64 and I was using Firefox 4.0 64 bit at the 
> time.  I am now using Firefox 4.0.1 64 bit version at this time.
>
> @ Dru:
>
> The following is the output from the nspluginwrapper command, which 
> did not appear to make any difference.
>
> [IR at rtbank] ~> nspluginwrapper -v -a -i
> Auto-install plugins from /usr/local/lib/npapi/linux-f10-flashplugin
> Looking for plugins in /usr/local/lib/npapi/linux-f10-flashplugin
> Install plugin 
> /usr/local/lib/npapi/linux-f10-flashplugin/libflashplayer.so
>   into /home/IR/.mozilla/plugins/npwrapper.libflashplayer.so 
> <http://npwrapper.libflashplayer.so>
> Auto-install plugins from /home/IR/.mozilla/plugins
> Looking for plugins in /home/IR/.mozilla/plugins
> [IR at rtbank] ~>
>
>
> Konqueror has no problem playing flash.
>
>
> Ian Robinson
> Salem, Ohio

That is really odd, since konq works but not FF. Can you send me this 
output?

# pkg_info | grep nsplugin
# pkg_info | grep flash
# pkg_info | grep pango


-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems

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