Chad Perrin perrin at apotheon.com
Sun Oct 7 10:47:56 PDT 2007

On Sun, Oct 07, 2007 at 10:26:17AM -0700, Rem P Roberti wrote:
> Anyone give me a heads up on what needs to be done to watch YouTube
> videos using Firefox and FreeBSD 6.2?

The gnash port reportedly works pretty well.

The linux-flashplugin port with nspluginwrapper worked really well for me
for a while -- then just randomly broke.

If you're not picky about watching them *in* the browser, you can always
just install the youtube_dl port, then use the youtube-dl script to
download YouTube videos to watch them in MPlayer.

There's a plugin for Firefox that allows you to use MPlayer within the
browser.  I haven't checked yet on whether that works for viewing YouTube

Last I checked, the linuxpluginwrapper didn't work worth a damn for Flash
support in Firefox.

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