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Re: flash? [OT]

On 2016-03-16, Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 15 March 2016 19:58:18 Brian wrote:
>> On Tue 15 Mar 2016 at 08:57:20 +0000, Lisi Reisz wrote:
>> > Even Channel 4, which relies on advertising for its revenue, is totally
>> > indifferent to the fact that Linux users can't watch it on a computer. 
>> > Well, Brian probably can.   But he hasn't let the rest of us into the
>> > secret.
>> I am on Jessie. hal, libhal1, libhal-storage and hal-info from an Ubuntu
>> PPA gave me access to 4od. My belief is that hal on Wheezy doesn't have
>> what it takes.
> Thanks, Brian!  I'll try it.
> I did have Channel 4 working well on Wheezy (my desktop), but have never 
> managed to get it going on Jessie (my television).  Channel 4 on Wheezy 
> suddenly stopped working a few weeks ago after an update.  So I am back to 
> not being able to get 4oD at all. I can get live programmes by actually using 
> the television!!  I watch catch-up a lot more than live programmes.  (I don't 
> watch either much!  But as I get older and more decrepit I watch more. :-(  )
> I have tried various things on Jessie without success.  I'll have another go 
> with your list in hand.
> Lisi

I've just tried Channel 4 using Google Chrome[1] on jessie, and it seems
to work. I say "seems" because the site prompts me for account details I
don't have, whereas iceweasel/firefox on the same machine didn't even
get that far.

1: deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main



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