Online video for Canadians...

"Stéphane S. Somé" stephanesome at
Wed Apr 21 18:27:37 UTC 2010

Totally agree with that.. How do we tell them (particularly CBC which is 
tax funded) that there're other OSes beside windows and mac ?

Mike Leahy wrote:
> 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 
> machine. 
> Mike
> On Tuesday 20 April 2010 19:32:38 Daniel Robitaille wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 6:18 PM, Mike Leahy <mgleahy at> 
> wrote:
>>> 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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