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Re: Flash Player Problem

On Thu, 3 Aug 2017 13:38:37 -0400
Thomas George <lists@tomgeorge.info> wrote:

> An attempt to log in to the Bridgebase website fails.
> Login using firefox ESR results in an all blue screen. The firefox
> plugin shockwave flash is installed.
> My system is debian stretch using the LXDE desktop. I have also
> installed gnash, gnash-common, and browser-plugin-gnash in an attempt
> to solve this problem.
> Login using Chromium browser fails with note to install flash player
> BUT dpkg -s flash-player-ppapi reports installed ok.
> bridgebase is the only website that has this problem. I have
> contacted their support
> and they suggest problem is changes in flash or in the browsers.
> Can you help?

No, but I've seen the same kind of problem with the Halifax bank site
in the UK in the last couple of weeks. It crashes Firefox and the login
doesn't work with Konqueror, but fortunately does work with Midori.

No mention of flash anywhere, but the culprit is certain to be some
stupid marketing script on the page. I'm not going to buy anything if I
can't see it because my browser crashed...


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