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Re: no plugins under Chrome

On Sunday, June 01, 2014 01:27:07 Patrick Bartek wrote:
> On Sat, 31 May 2014, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> > I have been trying to get pipelight to run under Sid and Chrome, in
> > order to use Netflix, to no avail, when I stumbled upon this:
> > https://answers.launchpad.net/pipelight/+question/249016
> > 
> > Which says in effect release 34 removed the complete NPAPI plugin
> > interface, so its not possible to use any other plugins (besides the
> > integrated PepperFlash one) anymore.
> That's Cnrome v35 that's without the NPAPI, not v34.  You need to
> read more carefully.  Downgrading to v34 is the "fix."
> > If you need plugins other than PepperFlash, forget Chrome. Too bad.
> I just updated to v. 35 a week or so ago, and just noticed today that
> VLC and its plugin don't work, but do work in Iceweasel. Wondered what
> happened. Now I know.
> B

What a mess! I have been forcing the version in Synaptic on chromium-browser 
to 34.0.187 ... and it says that is what is installed after doing a complete 
removal. But "about" on the browser still reports 35.

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