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

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu May 26 06:25:11 PDT 2011


On 05/26/2011 09:11, Dru Lavigne wrote:
> Does running "nspluginwrapper -v -a -i" as the regular user and 
> restarting the browser fix it?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Dru
>

Also, what browser / architecture is this? i386 or amd64?

> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 08:56:31 -0400
> From: fitchkendall at gmail.com
> To: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] Flash Upgrade kills access to YouTube
>
> 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



-- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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