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Re: Iceape video problem

On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 02:19:41PM -0300, Eduardo M KALINOWSKI wrote:
> On Sex, 09 Out 2009, "Thomas H. George" wrote:
> >I have two computers with uptodate Squeeze sytems including gdm, icewm
> >and the iceape suite.  In one system the iceape browser can play youtube
> >videos, in the other system cannot.
> >
> >The system that cannot play youtube videos has installed same plugins
> >for iceape as the system which can play the videos.  The system that
> >cannot play youtube videos has three additional plugins installed -
> >Adobe Reader 9.1, Java plugin 1.6.0-14 and Java plugin 1.6.0-16.
> >[...]>
> >I thought perhaps the presence of two Java plugins might be a problem
> >and tried to remove the earlier one. I found a reference which said that
> >a plugin could be removed by deleting the file listed for the plugin.  I
> >found a directory /usr/lib/java-6-sun- and in one of its
> >subdirectories the file libnpjp2.so.  I deleted the base directory and
> >all subdirectories and files.
> >
> >There is, of course, a directory /usr/lib/java-6-sun- and one of
> >its subdirectories contains a file libnpjp2.so.  In
> >/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins there is a symbolic link to this file.
> >
> >In spite of this change the list of iceape installed plugins continues
> >to include Java plugin 1.6.0-14 and the system still cannot display
> >youtube videos.
> Java is not involved in playing Youtube videos.
> >The problem does not seem to be with gdm and icewm as it is possible to
> >open a terminal window and play a video with the command totem test.flv.
> Neither are stand-alone video players.
> >I have beat my head against this problem for two days now and still have
> >no clue as to the difference between the two systems.
> >
> >Any suggests as to where to look would be greatly appreciated.
> You need the flash plugin. Install the flashplugin-nonfree package
> and it should work.
flashplugin-nonfree is already the newest verion.


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