Can't play Youtube videos - Followup

Timothy-Allen Albertson timothyallen.albertson at
Tue Dec 9 02:17:20 UTC 2008

Totem, at least in 8.10 version, will search for and play You Tube videos.
One does not have the text for a particular video,  However, one can search
for additional videos without stopping play of the then playing video.

On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 7:08 PM, Michael Satterwhite <michael at> wrote:
> On Monday 08 December 2008 06:29:54 pm Art Alexion wrote:
>> On Monday 08 December 2008 19:20:12 Michael Satterwhite wrote:
>> > I've been examining the problem further. I have installed the
>> > flashplugin-nonfree. I also downloaded the flash installer (.deb) and ran
>> > it.
>> >
>> > ...*BUT*....
>> > I just looked in my ~/.mozilla directory, and it doesn't have a plugins
>> > subdirectory. For whatever reason, this hasn't been created - so
>> > obviously no reference to a flash plugin
>> If you install via apt, you do it as root, and the plugin is installed in
>> the global plugin directory with the program.  I can't remember the exact
>> location, either /usr/lib/firefox or something like that.
>> (I install firefox in /opt because I don't want to install all of the gnome
>> dependencies that the Ubuntu install brings in.)
> Of course. I do see it there ... but it doesn't show in the plugins, and when
> I go to YouTube, it tells me that flash isn't installed.
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