problems with video clips.

David Tremblay david at
Fri Apr 17 15:38:31 UTC 2009

First : Make sure that you have Installed the ubuntu-restricted-extras
 via synaptic

second :  you have the proper video card driver installed via the menu
system >> administration >> hardware drivers


"  try to decode a video the screen darkens and freezes"  inside
firefox or else, please specify

On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 10:21 AM, ray house <v.2.ol at> wrote:
> Good morning,  My name is Ray House and I have been using Ubuntu 8.1 for e
> few weeks, I cant get the video clips from news sites and youtube , to work.
> I have asked for help on this in the other forums with no replies. When I
> try to decode a video the screen darkens and freezes. I seem to have the
> correct synaptic packages downloaded. I really like Linux and so far this is
> the only problem that I have, any help will be greatly appreciated,  Thank
> you.
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