Online video for Canadians...

Pedro I. Sanchez psanchez at
Wed Apr 21 18:43:56 UTC 2010

I complained to the CBC via e-mail early this year when the issue with was raised in this mailing list. As expected, I never got 
an answer :-(

Probably a written latter on paper would fare better.


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