F14 youtube support?
Daniel J Walsh
dwalsh at redhat.com
Thu Sep 2 12:47:46 UTC 2010
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On 09/02/2010 08:42 AM, drago01 wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Chris Jones <chrisjones at comcen.com.au> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2010-09-02 at 10:34 +0000, Petr Pisar wrote:
>>> On 2010-09-01, Michał Piotrowski <mkkp4x4 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Is there any possibility to use Youtube in Fedora 14? First I tried to
>>>> install Adobe Flash 10.1. I tried to copy flashlib to various dirs
>>>> /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins, /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins,
>>>> ~/.mozilla/plugins, but about:plugins in Firefox doesn't show me any
>>>> informationa about flash support.
>>> Adobe Flash Player is not produced for x86_64 architecture by vendor.
>>> (It used to be, however it containted serious security flaws). To use
>>> it by 64b Firefox, you need to install a wrapper that converts 64b NPAPI
>>> to 32b. However according my experience it causes crashes (tested on
>>> So IMHO there is no way how to use Adobe Flash Player on x86_64.
>>>> I installed gnash package and Firefox showed information about Adobe
>>>> plugin - I tried to run some videos, but the only thing I saw was
>>>> a fancy error message about gnash.
>>> Which error message, which version?
>>> I have no problem when Gnash 0.8.8 is compiled against ffmpeg (Gentoo again,
>>> I tried this viedeo <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoNvsiBTQDE> on
>>> Fedora 13. It's compiled against Gstreamer, and it complainead about
>>> missng AAC decoder. I installed gstreamer-plugins-bad
>>> (http://www.gstreamer.net/data/doc/gstreamer/head/gst-plugins-bad-plugins/html/gst-plugins-bad-plugins-plugin-faad.html) and the sound in
>>> Gnash started to work. Video worked already becuase of other gstreamer
>>> plugin probably.
>>> However these gstreamer plugins are not in offical Fedora repository
>>> because of regional patents. They come from rpmfusion-free repositories.
>>> -- Petr
>>> devel mailing list
>>> devel at lists.fedoraproject.org
>> Is this problem with flash not working on x86_64 architecture limited to
>> Fedora or what?
> When setup correctly it works just fine.
>> I use Ubuntu 10.04 64bit as my primary operating system and have 32bit
>> Flash installed with wrapper inside Firefox 4.0 beta 4 and have no
>> There I ask the question, what is wrong with doing the same thing in
> It works fine here.
It could be an SELinux problem. Look for AVC messages.
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