following plugin has crashed:shockwave

Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at
Wed Oct 24 09:43:42 UTC 2012

On 24/10/12 10:19, Yorvyk wrote:
> 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.

Forgot to mention that I don't use UNetbootin or Startup Disk Creator
any more as the both seem to make a bit of a mess of the menus.  I just
use dd in a terminal, something like :-

dd if=lubuntu-12.10-alternate-i386.iso of=/dev/sde bs=4M;sync

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