Flash troubles...

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Thu Sep 20 04:32:12 BST 2007

On Wednesday 19 September 2007, john d. herron wrote:
>Some 15 days ago I sent to the list the following  'help!' call:
>"I recently re-installed the Flash 9 player from Adobe's site. I had
>first installed it about 1 month ago and it worked fine, but then, one
>day, it just stopped cold.
>Now, as I was attempting to load a videoclip on CNN's website, this
>message came up:
>"The video timed out attempting to play.
>Please ensure that you do not have any Flash Blocking plugins active."
>What would be considered 'Flash blocking plugins' and, if I find any,
>how can I deactivate them?"
>Someone who replied to my message (and I somehow managed to lose that
>reply: please forgive me...) wanted to know whether I'd tried out to
>view video files on other site, e.g. YouTube.
>Well, I did try a number of other sites (YouTube, Eurosport.com,
>jovianarchives.com, ...) with no success. However, on these attempts I
>got no messages of any kind: only the relevant page featuring a frozen
>video window.
>By the way: I'd installed the Flash 9 player from the Adobe website
>because Adept only offered Flash 7, which is apparently not supported on
>the sites of many providers of video material.
>Any help will be thankfully appreciated

I can't offer any help, but I can confirm that exact problem here, on FC6

Whatever it is, it should also fix it for me.

>kubuntu 7.04 on
>i586 w/ 512 MB

Cheers, Gene
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