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Puppy 5.3.3 Firefox won't play Fox News videos
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mill0001

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PostPosted: Fri 05 Oct 2012, 16:07    Post_subject:  Puppy 5.3.3 Firefox won't play Fox News videos  

Hi all, I'm using 5.33 on desktop AMD b55 quad core with 4 gigs DDR3 ram. Firefox is my main browser. I can go on the web to anywhere and play flash videos except on Foxnews. Flashplayer version is 11.1.102.55 (latest linux version I think). Videos on Foxnews just simply will not play. Any other site works just fine. Anyone else out there seen anything like this? Anyone got any insight how to fix it? Help would be greatly appreciated. Oh, Firefox is 15.0.1.
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Flash
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PostPosted: Fri 05 Oct 2012, 16:55    Post_subject:  

Actually that's a feature of Puppy. Laughing

Just kidding. Sorry, I couldn't resist. Could you give us the URL of a video that Puppy/Firefox won't play?
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mill0001

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PostPosted: Fri 05 Oct 2012, 16:59    Post_subject:  

It won't play any of this list: http://video.foxnews.com/v/1880779303001/new-questions-about-coverage-of-romney-campaign-after-debate/?playlist_id=903226511001

BTW: Just so you know, my computer is a "Windows Free Zone" and I would hate to put XP back on just to watch Fox News.
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PostPosted: Fri 05 Oct 2012, 17:07    Post_subject:  

They play ok for me in Racy Puppy 5.3 (standard SeaMonkey.).
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rokytnji


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PostPosted: Fri 05 Oct 2012, 17:40    Post_subject:  

Plays OK for me In Macpup 529 also. I use Flash 10.3r183 though.
I have free flash grease monkey script installed also in greasemonkey addon in Firefox 15.0.1 .
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01micko


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PostPosted: Fri 05 Oct 2012, 17:48    Post_subject:  

Just tried with flash 10 in dev slacko .. no go. Updated to the latest flash with getflashplayer and it works fine in FF-15.01 and opera-12.02. I'd update Flash, the player, not the moderator.
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James C


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PostPosted: Fri 05 Oct 2012, 18:17    Post_subject:  

Just tried Firefox and Opera in Slacko 5.3.60 with Flash 10........ no go. Can't go above Flash 10 because of the Athlon XP cpu . However, no problem with Youtube ,etc..
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PostPosted: Fri 05 Oct 2012, 18:24    Post_subject:  

Lucid 528..... Firefox 15.01......Flash 10.3r183....
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PostPosted: Fri 05 Oct 2012, 18:34    Post_subject:  

Flash 10.3r183 does work with the latest slacko, it is an option in getflashplayer. I'll update my package list.
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mill0001

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PostPosted: Fri 05 Oct 2012, 18:46    Post_subject:  

Hi guys, I'll try using Flash 10 and see if it plays. Many thanks to all of you.
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OscarTalks

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PostPosted: Fri 05 Oct 2012, 20:56    Post_subject: Re: Puppy 5.3.3 Firefox won't play Fox News videos  

mill0001 wrote:
Flashplayer version is 11.1.102.55 (latest linux version I think).


Fox News video plays OK here. Flash Player is version 11.2.202.238 which I think is the latest version if you want 11. Slacko 5.3.3 but in SeaMonkey 2.12.1
Haven't installed Firefox but would expect it to play just the same.

Lucid 528-005 with Flash Player 10.3.183.23 Fox News video works in SeaMonkey 2.12.1 but not in Opera 12.02

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James C


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PostPosted: Sat 06 Oct 2012, 11:49    Post_subject:  

James C wrote:
Just tried Firefox and Opera in Slacko 5.3.60 with Flash 10........ no go. Can't go above Flash 10 because of the Athlon XP cpu . However, no problem with Youtube ,etc..


Upgraded to Flash 10.3r183 ....... Fox News videos now work in 5.3.60.
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