Best soloution(s) for handling all the varied media content on the web?

Kurt Buff kurt.buff at
Mon Aug 15 02:25:52 UTC 2011

On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 19:14, Conrad J. Sabatier <conrads at> wrote:
> I'm just wondering what practical solutions people have arrived at for
> handling all the varied types of media on the web in their browser.
> I'd really like to be able to view sites like YouTube, etc. and
> Flash-enabled sites, with a minimum of hassle.
> I'm running 9.0-HEAD amd64, by the way, so that cuts down my options
> somewhat, I think (for instance, 32-bit and/or Linux plugins are
> somewhat problematic).
> Any relatively simple solutions for handling at least the most popular
> media types?
> Thanks.

I've had good luck with VLC - it's in ports.


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