[ubuntu-in] PLaying Flash files in firefox without using a propreitory / closed source tool

Onkar Shinde onkarshinde at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 09:38:15 GMT 2009

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 2:53 PM, Ramnarayan.K <ramnarayan.k at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> am running FF 3.5.5 on Ubuntu 9.10 - with a host of multimedia codecs installed.
> Have even installed the gnash plugin (and restarted firefox) have
> redirected FF to use Totem Movie Player and have enabled Totem Movie
> player to play FF media files.
> But i still cannot play videos from some sites , as linked below
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8412974.stm
> any idea what to do next

For playing flash videos I have found that swfdec is better than
gnash. See if that helps you.


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