[ubuntu-za] Problem : Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 (updated daily)

Jan Greeff jan at verslank.net
Wed Apr 13 10:08:02 UTC 2016

The only problem that I have had with Firefox is that it does not handle 
the forms that SARS uses for e-filing; then I go to Chrome - once a year 
to help finance Nkandla:-X

On 13/04/2016 11:55, Christopher Schoonbee wrote:
> I also had the same problem ( of #2035 errors on many News24 videos 
> with Firefox) but it seems to have resolved itself recently.
> I still have Shockwave Flash but it is set to "Ask to activate" (so I 
> can play BBC News videos).  So maybe try that.
> What I am still having problems with is Firefox and Youtube. Often I 
> will just get a window with the Youtube logo in the middle instead of 
> video.  Sometimes there is audio.  When I click on the window, I get 
> an error message.  I suspect it could be due to a problem with the 
> playing of some ads.
> Does anybody else get that?
> Next time I will try de-activating Shockwave Flash and see if that helps.
> On 13/04/16 09:58, Jos Visser wrote:
>> I (single desktop) have the following on Firefox - all active.
>> Extensions :
>> Adblock Plus
>> GNotifier
>> Ubuntu Modifications
>> Video Downloadhelper
>> Video without Flash
>> YouTube Enhancer Plus
>> Plugins:
>> DivX Web Player
>> iTunes Application Detector
>> Java Plugin 11.77.2
>> OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc
>> QuickTime Plug-in 7.6.6
>> Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202
>> VLC Multimedia Plug-in (compatible Videos 3.10.1)
>> VLC Web Plugin
>> Windows Media Player Plug-in 10 (compatible; Videos)
>> How some of the above got there is beyond me.
>> But when I try to view some video clips on News24.com I get the #2035 
>> error.
>> After testing I found that after deactivating Shockwave Flash I can 
>> view everything.
>> I was made to believe that Shockwave Flash is a must-have for all 
>> Ubuntu users.
>> Strange. Any comment will be appreciated.  Thanks
>> Jos

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