Online video for Canadians...

Mike Leahy mgleahy at
Wed Apr 21 00:16:18 UTC 2010

Hi Daniel,

Thanks for the tip - that solves that problem.  Even so...I'm not particularly 
satisfied letting Global TV off the hook that easy.  Performance and picture is 
much better if I can play it natively.  Really, it shouldn't be too much to 
ask to have the developers of these applications test things on an ubuntu 


On Tuesday 20 April 2010 19:32:38 Daniel Robitaille wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 6:18 PM, Mike Leahy <mgleahy at> 
> > a similar solution, but I don't quite have the time
> > to really figure it all out.  The best I can due right now is view Global
> > TV from windows versions of FireFox/Flash installed via wine...but that
> > rules out fullscreen (trust me...don't try it).
> fullscreen works for me.  Have you turned off graphic acceleration in
> the windows flash plugin?
> (you need to right click in a flash "window" to access the flash
>  preferences)
> That solved a lot of problems I initially had in that
> wine+firefox+flash setup.  And now at least I can watch and
> from within Ubuntu.
> ou

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