[xubuntu-users] Need help viewing video from my own web page

Joep L. Blom jlblom at neuroweave.nl
Sat Jul 21 21:34:04 UTC 2012


On 21-07-12 17:57, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> I have a web page that celebrates my dog.  I've been posting my
> pictures and videos to it, learning about web pages and such as I go
> along.
> I've just gotten thumbnails sorted out, and I'm on to the videos.
> They're fine when viewed through the File Manager, but not through a
> browser from the page itself.  They either stay black, or show a few
> frames and go black.    The same thing happens from my Windows 7
> laptop, but I mostly see Flash on it so I don't know if it views other
> plain video files properly.
>
> The videos are AVI and MP4.  Clicking "save link as" saves an exact
> copy, so I presume I'm serving them right, but I cannot be sure.
>
> The system is Ubuntu 11.04, with Xubuntu added.  (I plan to install
> xubuntu 12.04.1 when I get a Round Tuit) I run an xfce session.  The
> browsers I use are Firefox and Chrome.
>
> I don't know if I'm serving them wrong, or have the browsers set up
> wrong.  It would be nice to know if anyone sees them properly and can
> guide me through setup, or if everyone sees what I do and I'm actually
> serving them wrong.
>
> the page is http://kosmanor.com/Cully.
>
Kevin,
Works without a problem in Firefox 13.01. I only looked at the first 
video but I assume the rest is equal.
I can't help with the browser setup but I would suggest to look into 
Preferences -> applications.
Joep






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