[PC-BSD Testing] Flash Upgrade kills access to YouTube Follow-up
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
> into /home/IR/.mozilla/plugins/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
# pkg_info | grep nsplugin
# pkg_info | grep flash
# pkg_info | grep pango
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