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Re: Flash update

On Monday 04 April 2016 14:04:41 Brian wrote:
> On Sun 03 Apr 2016 at 20:42:08 +0100, Lisi Reisz wrote:
> > On Friday 01 April 2016 11:39:29 Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > > I know this is an old thread, but I thought it would be worth
> > > mentioning that BBC IPlayer now works without Flash. If you go to the
> > > BBC IPlayer web page it says you can access the programs using HTML5.
> > > You just have to install a cookie to do this. It's still in beta but it
> > > works for me, at least with recent versions of Firefox and Chromium.
> >
> > Thanks, Anthony.  But one way or another iPlayer has never been a
> > problem. The problem is with channel 4, so the kerfuffle is not for
> > nothing, and teh problem is not solved.
> This is becoming painful to hear about. :)

Yes. ;-)  I didn't raise it.   I was responding to the suggestion that there 
isn't a problem.  Someone said that the kerfuffle was for nothing, and that 
was what I was responding to.  But it wasn't Anthony.  I have taken my wrists 
as slapped.
> Install Wine. Get the Windows 7 version of flash (NPAPI if you intend
> to use Firefox) and the Windows version of Firefox. Use Wine to install
> both.

Thanks.  I am worrying about greater things at the moment - like that BIOS 
that needs flashing.  I haven't time to watch Channel 4 anyway.  Happy Valley 
being over, I need another fix.  Am about to try The A Word, but haven't had 

But I hadn't thought of trying this.  :-((  I am getting too bogged down and 
obsessive.  Well, one has to be a little OCD to enjoy communing with 
computers.  I will give it a try when I have time to do something for me.  
(As opposed to for everyone else!)


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