How to fix no color in Firefox watching Youtube Video
steveu at coppice.org
Sun Mar 6 05:24:17 UTC 2011
On 03/06/2011 11:06 AM, Manuel Escudero wrote:
> 2011/3/5 Joe Zeff <joe at zeff.us <mailto:joe at zeff.us>>
> On 03/05/2011 01:40 PM, antonio montagnani wrote:
> > As probably the settings button is greyed, please visit this site
> > http://www.youtube.com/swf_test.html
> My sister uses Ubuntu and has recently been having trouble with Flash
> not working from youtube. Their forum has just pointed her to the
> same place. I'd suggest that everybody save this for future refrence.
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> Well I've got a workaround to fix this, let me help you:
> Let's do something quick, for example:
> 1) Go Here: http://www.youtube.com/user/YouTubeHelp#p/u
> 2) Right Click on the big video showing at the left, go to
> "Configuration" and then uncheck (deactivate) "Hardware acceleration"
> 3) Click "close" and Go to the video/videos where you're having
> trouble, refresh the page and the video should display correctly.
> No matter if you clear your browser's data, all the videos from now
> will display correctly.
> Let's wait for a Flash Player update in order to get hardware
> acceleration working properly...
I don't think everyone has to wait. The hardware acceleration seems to
work OK with AMD/ATI graphics hardware. It genuinely seems to do some
hardware acceleration, as the CPU load changes when I turn acceleration
on and off. However, acceleration does really funky things with the
nVidia graphics hardware I have tried.
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