Ubuntu-devel-discuss Digest, Vol 35, Issue 54

Daniel Robitaille robitaille at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 13:07:14 UTC 2009

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 11:18 PM, Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> wrote:
> Op maandag 26-10-2009 om 14:36 uur [tijdzone -0700], schreef George
> Farris:
>> Oh right and also http://www.cbc.ca/video none of them play in
>> Firefox.
>> If anyone knows how to debug this stuff I'd love to try, but really it
>> works with Firefox on Windows and Mac but not Linux, Fail.
> Well, I got a "We're sorry the video you've selected cannot be streamed
> outside of Canada" movie, so it seems to work on linux too...   ;-)

except that it seems if you actually live in Canada, the flash video
doesn't actually play.

I have the exact problem than George, and Google searches seems to
indicate that others may also have the same problem.  I wouldn't
qualify this as a showstopper for Karmic and I wouldn't be surprised
this is not a Ubuntu problem but something they do on cbc.ca's side,
but it is annoying nevertheless for the the few Canadians Linux users
out there who cannot to access the online videos from our national

By the way,  this is the bug report George opened about this:


Daniel Robitaille

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