[PC-BSD Testing] Flash randomly stops working

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Nov 20 08:33:34 PST 2013

Update your packages and re-run flashpluginctl off / on. There are some
fixes that just went out yesterday. If it keeps failing, try running
chrome/ff from the CLI and see if any weird flash errors are being
printed out.

On 11/20/2013 11:00, Jeff wrote:
> Huh,
> No sooner did I write this and Chrome and FF just started working
> again.  I don't get it.  I didn't change anything, same videos, same
> bat channel...
> On Tuesday, November 19, 2013 10:18 PM, Dejamuse <dejamuse at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
>     Can't figure out for the life of me why I continually have Flash
>     problems on all browsers.  Running 9.2.
>     Now for some inexplicable reason it no longer works in Chromium.
>     On Youtube I invoked the HTML5 preference but Chrome still
>     complains it needs Flash.  Ditto in Firefox.
>     I tried: *flashpluginctl on* but that didn't work.
>     There was a "fix" I found that involved some stuff in FF settings;
>     about: something or other - don't recall, which helped but now
>     it's acting up again.
>     In FF, embedded Youtube videos only occasionally work.
>     Any ideas why this keeps happening?
>     Why is it that Ubuntu never has this problem?  I can run Ubuntu in
>     a Virtualbox environment on the same machine and it always works. 
>     PCBSD is supposed to be able to run Linux programs in compat mode,
>     so why doesn't this just work?
>     Tnx,
>     JC
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Kris Moore
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