following plugin has crashed:shockwave

Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at
Wed Oct 24 09:19:56 UTC 2012

On 24/10/12 07:09, Richard Bloss wrote:
> I downloaded the entire years mailing list & was going to peruse them
>  this weekend but thought perhaps I could just ask first.  Is anyone
> else experiencing problems with Shockwave plugin crashing in
> Chromium. Chrome too.
It crashes on some machines depending on the hardware and the site.  On
a video that does work, right-click on it go to settings and disable
hardware acceleration.
> Currently on 11.10, have become accustomed to Oneiric Ocelot & would
> prefer to keep it unless there's a specific reason for 12.04. 11.10
> seems to run a bit faster on my old P3 with 512 Mb RAM.  Also for
> some reason I cannot perform a clean install of Precise Pangolin &
> have read several forum entries that suggest clean install as opposed
> to upgrade. Did upgrade to 12.04 but still had issues with
> Shockwave. Reason cannot clean install 12.04?  Old PC cannot boot
> from USB & does not have DVD player so am limited to CD.  While I can
> fit the 12.04 ISO on CD (barely) it stalls during the install
> process?  11.10 ISO installs just fine.  Only issue is with
> Shockwave.

What video chip do you have?  This may be the reason 12.10 stalls, see

I haven't used a CD/DVD for 18 months or more, I only use flash/thumb 
drives.  On machines that can't boot these, I use PLOP I occasionally have to try 
different usb ports to get it to work, but it's not failed be yet.

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