Video Player Problems

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at
Wed Dec 17 08:20:02 UTC 2008

Eberhard Roloff wrote:
> Steven Vollom wrote:
>> On Tuesday 16 December 2008 12:15:28 pm Eberhard Roloff wrote:
>>> sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
>> Dear Eberhard,
>> I thought I already had flash.  It said I already have the latest version of 
>> flash.
>> Is your noscript question relating to Java script.  I don't have  a noscript 
>> option, but Java is enabled.
>> The video I wanted to watch was about Plasma desktop.  Voice, no video.
>> Any other ideas?
>> Steven
> Well, not really.
> okay:
> Are you using the Sun Java Runtime JRE ?
More precisely:
If you are NOT using it, install SUN JRE and then try, if it works with 

Note: You need to make your Browsers aware of which Java you are using.

Although there are nice options to work simultaneously with multiple 
java versions (ex. /etc/alternatives/java). I found that selecting SUN 
JRE to install and also deleting anythinng else Java related makes the 
system use SUN JRE. ;-)

Kind regards

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