[Vote] FlashBox

Bhavani Shankar R bhavi at ubuntu.com
Fri Jul 27 16:59:00 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 9:24 PM, Jakh Daven <tuxcanfly at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Bhavani,
> First of all, thanks a lot for the review.

Thanks for your swift reply!

>> Installed the app as a part of app showdown and found it just pops up
>> a window with status as ready and a link to a video on vimeo and I
>> couldnt get to know how the app functions. Would like a simple
>> help/demo integrated into the app to have an overview of the app
>> functionality I think personally.
> Are you using Google Chrome by any chance? The latest versions of chrome use
> PepperFlash
> and this app only works with Chromium/Firefox and others using NPAPI flash.
> I guess John
> must be using one of the supported browsers so it worked for him.
> Could you please try opening the example vimeo url with Chromium/Firefox and
> check if it works for you?

Yes tested it with firefox now on a couple of youtube videos and it
gets cached on the system which is fine but when caching I find it
creates a symlink

l-wx------ 1 bhavani bhavani 64 Jul 27 15:41 20 -> pipe:[426305]

which makes it still a bit in-convincing wrt utility of the app.

Would really like an option to save cached videos in the view of
utility of the app on a personal note.


Bhavani Shankar
Ubuntu Developer       |  www.ubuntu.com

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