Video not view-able

Craig Butler craig001 at
Tue May 8 19:33:19 UTC 2012

On Tue, 2012-05-08 at 15:09 -0400, Carmel wrote:
> I have been visiting several sites lately in which the video content
> was not view-able.
> Example:
> There is a video there that displays perfectly in MS Windows in either
> IE8 or 9 and Firefox. However, under FreeBSD-8.3 with the latest
> version of Firefox all I get is a black box. No controls to click,
> etcetera. This sort of thing happens way to frequently on way to many
> sites. It cannot be a simple "blame Microsoft" thing since these sites
> work under Firefox when used in MS Windows.
> Does anyone have a possible solution?

Working fine here with 8.2-STABLE amd64, firefox 9,
linux-f10-flashplugin-11, and nspluginwrapper

Have you installed the flash port ?


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