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Can not play youtube videoss in Firefox, Chrome or any browser except Tor.

If I download the video it will play. But, I can not play a live cam unless I use Tor.

I have had this problem for 3 years and no one can seem to figure it out.

Error is: Failed to find video url.

Thanks, Rob

Can not play youtube videoss in Firefox, Chrome or any browser except Tor. If I download the video it will play. But, I can not play a live cam unless I use Tor. I have had this problem for 3 years and no one can seem to figure it out. Error is: Failed to find video url. Thanks, Rob

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 25.0 r0

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux i686; rv:52.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/52.0

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jscher2000
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Hi Rob, I'm puzzled when you say you can download YouTube videos but not play them normally. Downloading is not a built-in feature of YouTube.

What kind of downloader are you using? Is it possibly a proxy that intercepts your Firefox and Chrome connections, but is bypassed by Tor because Tor tunnels past it?

Hi Rob, I'm puzzled when you say you can download YouTube videos but not play them normally. Downloading is not a built-in feature of YouTube. What kind of downloader are you using? Is it possibly a proxy that intercepts your Firefox and Chrome connections, but is bypassed by Tor because Tor tunnels past it?

Question owner

Thanks. What would you recommend setting my proxy setting to?

Downloading question: Using video downloadinghelper as add on to Firefox.

Concerning the proxy answer here is what I did.

Went to http://www.publicproxyservers.com/proxy/list_last_test2.html to locate a free proxy to use.

Selected http://www.youtubeproxy.pw/ and put in my url in the form at the bottom of page and pressed Go.

Youtube videos played.

So, I would think my proxy settings need to be changed but to what and still be secure? It presently uses the system settings.

rob-terri@robterri-desktop ~ $ env | grep -i proxy NO_PROXY=localhost,127.0.0.0/8,::1 no_proxy=localhost,127.0.0.0/8,::1

rob-terri@robterri-desktop ~ $ wget -q -O - checkip.dyndns.org \ > | sed -e 's/.*Current IP Address: //' -e 's/<.*$//' 70.190.219.143

I take there is no proxy set on the system. I use a cox modem, and a netgear FVS124G router on Cox internet.


Thanks for all you help!

Take Care!

Rob

Thanks. What would you recommend setting my proxy setting to? Downloading question: Using video downloadinghelper as add on to Firefox. Concerning the proxy answer here is what I did. Went to http://www.publicproxyservers.com/proxy/list_last_test2.html to locate a free proxy to use. Selected http://www.youtubeproxy.pw/ and put in my url in the form at the bottom of page and pressed Go. Youtube videos played. So, I would think my proxy settings need to be changed but to what and still be secure? It presently uses the system settings. rob-terri@robterri-desktop ~ $ env | grep -i proxy NO_PROXY=localhost,127.0.0.0/8,::1 no_proxy=localhost,127.0.0.0/8,::1 rob-terri@robterri-desktop ~ $ wget -q -O - checkip.dyndns.org \ > | sed -e 's/.*Current IP Address: //' -e 's/<.*$//' 70.190.219.143 I take there is no proxy set on the system. I use a cox modem, and a netgear FVS124G router on Cox internet. Thanks for all you help! Take Care! Rob
jscher2000
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Hi Rob, I'm not recommending you use or not use a proxy, I'm just trying to understand your current setup.

Is a "live cam" different from a regular YouTube video? Maybe you could give a sample URL in that case.

Also, could you test in Firefox's Safe Mode? In Safe Mode, Firefox temporarily deactivates extensions, hardware acceleration, and some other advanced features to help you assess whether these are causing the problem.

If Firefox is not running: Hold down the Shift key when starting Firefox.

If Firefox is running: You can restart Firefox in Safe Mode using either:

  • "3-bar" menu button > "?" button > Restart with Add-ons Disabled
  • Help menu > Restart with Add-ons Disabled

and OK the restart.

Both scenarios: A small dialog should appear. Click "Start in Safe Mode" (not Refresh).

Any improvement? (More info: Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode)

Hi Rob, I'm not recommending you use or not use a proxy, I'm just trying to understand your current setup. Is a "live cam" different from a regular YouTube video? Maybe you could give a sample URL in that case. Also, could you test in Firefox's Safe Mode? In Safe Mode, Firefox temporarily deactivates extensions, hardware acceleration, and some other advanced features to help you assess whether these are causing the problem. ''If Firefox is not running:'' Hold down the Shift key when starting Firefox. ''If Firefox is running:'' You can restart Firefox in Safe Mode using either: * "3-bar" menu button > "?" button > Restart with Add-ons Disabled * Help menu > Restart with Add-ons Disabled and OK the restart. ''Both scenarios:'' A small dialog should appear. Click "Start in Safe Mode" (''not'' Refresh). Any improvement? (More info: [[Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode]])
cor-el
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Try to disable IPv6 (check for other possible causes as well).

Try to disable IPv6 (check for other possible causes as well). *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can

Question owner

Will play:

https://www.nps.gov/katm/learn/photosmultimedia/brown-bear-salmon-cam-brooks-falls.htm When they did the live cams they only played in Tor.


Will not play in Firefox. Will play in Tor.

http://explore.org/live-cams/player/brown-bear-salmon-cam-brooks-falls "failed to find video url"

http://explore.org/live-cams/player/great-horned-owl-cam

Any videos on YouTube.

Playing Firefox in Safe Mode with addons disabled. Does not make any difference. YouTube videos and live cams do not play. Only thing differ is the error message "error try again" and it takes a full 3 minutes for circle in middle to quit spinning.

Disabled IPv6. Made no difference.

Will play: https://www.nps.gov/katm/learn/photosmultimedia/brown-bear-salmon-cam-brooks-falls.htm When they did the live cams they only played in Tor. Will not play in Firefox. Will play in Tor. http://explore.org/live-cams/player/brown-bear-salmon-cam-brooks-falls "failed to find video url" http://explore.org/live-cams/player/great-horned-owl-cam Any videos on YouTube. Playing Firefox in Safe Mode with addons disabled. Does not make any difference. YouTube videos and live cams do not play. Only thing differ is the error message "error try again" and it takes a full 3 minutes for circle in middle to quit spinning. Disabled IPv6. Made no difference.
jscher2000
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These crazy cubs are trying to eat a metal hiking stick someone dropped!

But I digress.

The nps page uses Flash, while the first explore page (and framed YouTube page) uses the built-in HTML5 viewer. Does your Firefox show native support for H.264 on YouTube's test page here:

https://www.youtube.com/html5

These crazy cubs are trying to eat a metal hiking stick someone dropped! But I digress. The nps page uses Flash, while the first explore page (and framed YouTube page) uses the built-in HTML5 viewer. Does your Firefox show native support for H.264 on YouTube's test page here: https://www.youtube.com/html5

Question owner

Show support for HTMLVideioElement.

Does not show support for: H.264,

WebM VP8, 

Media Source Extensions, MSE & H.264, MSE & WebM VP9

Do I need to enable H.264?

Thanks, Rob

Show support for HTMLVideioElement. Does not show support for: H.264, WebM VP8, Media Source Extensions, MSE & H.264, MSE & WebM VP9 Do I need to enable H.264? Thanks, Rob
jscher2000
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Hi Rob, I'm not sure whether to read that as no support for anything, or no support for particular items. Anyway, you can check whether settings have disabled support for those formats as follows:

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button promising to be careful.

(2) In the search box above the list, type or paste med*ena and pause while the list is filtered (this will match all the true/false preferences in the form media.something.enabled)

(3) If the the following preferences are bolded and "user set" to false, double-click them to restore the default value of true

  • media.mediasource.enabled
  • media.mediasource.mp4.enabled
  • media.mp4.enabled
  • media.ogg.enabled
  • media.webm.enabled

Note that some video downloaders may take over management of these settings if they cannot capture from a site using those formats. If you find these settings keep getting flipped to false, check your downloader settings to see whether you can prevent that in there.

Hi Rob, I'm not sure whether to read that as no support for anything, or no support for particular items. Anyway, you can check whether settings have disabled support for those formats as follows: (1) In a new tab, type or paste '''about:config''' in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button promising to be careful. (2) In the search box above the list, type or paste '''med*ena''' and pause while the list is filtered (this will match all the true/false preferences in the form media.''something''.enabled) (3) If the the following preferences are bolded and "user set" to false, double-click them to restore the default value of true * media.mediasource.enabled * media.mediasource.mp4.enabled * media.mp4.enabled * media.ogg.enabled * media.webm.enabled Note that some video downloaders may take over management of these settings if they cannot capture from a site using those formats. If you find these settings keep getting flipped to false, check your downloader settings to see whether you can prevent that in there.

Question owner

All the following items are set to true/enabled. Did not have to reset.

   media.mediasource.enabled
   media.mediasource.mp4.enabled
   media.mp4.enabled
   media.ogg.enabled
   media.webm.enabled 

Checked the downloader settings did not see anything that pertained. Thanks, Rob

All the following items are set to true/enabled. Did not have to reset. media.mediasource.enabled media.mediasource.mp4.enabled media.mp4.enabled media.ogg.enabled media.webm.enabled Checked the downloader settings did not see anything that pertained. Thanks, Rob
jscher2000
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That's puzzling. Could you try the videos on the following test page:

https://www.quirksmode.org/html5/tests/video.html

Scroll down past the obsolete table to find three players. Which ones work, if any?

That's puzzling. Could you try the videos on the following test page: https://www.quirksmode.org/html5/tests/video.html Scroll down past the obsolete table to find three players. Which ones work, if any?

Question owner

All three videos play.

H.264/MP4 plays WebM plays Ogg/Theora plays

Thanks, Rob

All three videos play. H.264/MP4 plays WebM plays Ogg/Theora plays Thanks, Rob
jscher2000
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I'm having trouble thinking of a setting that would only affect YouTube. If you go back to about config and put youtube in the search bar, do you see anything site-specific in the filtered list of preferences?

I'm having trouble thinking of a setting that would only affect YouTube. If you go back to about config and put ''youtube'' in the search bar, do you see anything site-specific in the filtered list of preferences?

Question owner

Here is a copy about:config for youtube. The only thing that looks suspicious is under "capability.policy.maonoscript.sites: but I am no computer expert.


browser.uiCustomization.state;{"placements":{"PanelUI-contents":["edit-controls","zoom-controls","new-window-button","save-page-button","print-button","history-panelmenu","fullscreen-button","find-button","preferences-button","add-ons-button","developer-button","sync-button"],"addon-bar":["addonbar-closebutton","status-bar"],"PersonalToolbar":["personal-bookmarks"],"nav-bar":["urlbar-container","search-container","bookmarks-menu-button","pocket-button","panic-button","youtubehighdefinition-toolbarbutton","privatebrowsing-button","downloads-button","firefoxreader-toolbarbutton","home-button","loop-button","widget:jid0-k75TfRGfOXPHfEZmJ9cKu5eCgLc@jetpack-translate-button","action-button--jid0-k75tfrgfoxphfezmj9cku5ecglcjetpack-translatebutton","ImTranslator-translator-toolbar-button","noscript-tbb","action-button--b9db16a4-6edc-47ec-a1f4-b86292ed211d-vdh-tbbutton","action-button--jid1-hav2inxanqpieajetpack-youtube-flash-player-button"],"TabsToolbar":["tabbrowser-tabs","new-tab-button","alltabs-button"],"toolbar-menubar":["menubar-items"]},"seen":["action-button--jid0-k75tfrgfoxphfezmj9cku5ecglcjetpack-translatebutton","loop-button","pocket-button","action-button--b9db16a4-6edc-47ec-a1f4-b86292ed211d-vdh-tbbutton","developer-button","firefoxreader-toolbarbutton","youtubehighdefinition-toolbarbutton","action-button--jid1-hav2inxanqpieajetpack-youtube-flash-player-button"],"dirtyAreaCache":["addon-bar","PersonalToolbar","nav-bar","TabsToolbar","toolbar-menubar","PanelUI-contents"],"currentVersion":6,"newElementCount":0}

capability.policy.maonoscript.sites;acxiom-online.com addons.mozilla.org afx.ms ajax.aspnetcdn.com ajax.googleapis.com amazon-adsystem.com bigcommerce.com bootstrapcdn.com canyonstatecu.org canyonstateonline.org casalemedia.com clicktracks.com cloudflare.com code.jquery.com crazyegg.com criteo.com demdex.net desmoinesregister.com dnn506yrbagrg.cloudfront.net doubleclick.net edgefonts.net facebook.net firstdata.com firstdata.lv firstib.com gannett-cdn.com gcion.com geotrust.com gfx.ms google-analytics.com google.com googleadservices.com googletagmanager.com googletagservices.com googlevideo.com gstatic.com hotmail.com hrabakfuneralhome.com hs-analytics.net indexww.com klosterfuneralhome.com leadpages.net legacy.com legacy.net lijit.com live.com live.net liveperson.net llnwd.net maps.googleapis.com mozilla.net myfirstib.com netflix.com nflxext.com nflximg.com nflxvideo.net noscript.net ooyala.com optimizely.com outlook.com passport.com passport.net passportimages.com paypal.com paypalobjects.com persona.org pinterest.com polarislibrary.com quantserve.com realvu.net rfdcc.com rfdtv.com rubiconproject.com scorecardresearch.com securecode.com securesuite.net sfx.ms smithfh.com sonobi.com thegazette.com tinymce.cachefly.net tiqcdn.com translate.googleapis.com trustpilot.com twitter.com wisechoicemarket.com wlxrs.com worldnow.com yahoo.com yahooapis.com yandex.st yimg.com youtube.com ytimg.com about: about:addons about:blank about:blocked about:certerror about:config about:crashes about:home about:memory about:neterror about:plugins about:pocket-saved about:pocket-signup about:preferences about:privatebrowsing about:sessionrestore about:srcdoc about:support blob: chrome: http://acxiom-online.com http://afx.ms http://amazon-adsystem.com http://bigcommerce.com http://bootstrapcdn.com http://canyonstatecu.org http://canyonstateonline.org http://casalemedia.com http://clicktracks.com http://cloudflare.com http://crazyegg.com http://criteo.com http://demdex.net http://desmoinesregister.com http://doubleclick.net http://edgefonts.net http://facebook.net http://firstdata.com http://firstdata.lv http://firstib.com http://gannett-cdn.com http://gcion.com http://geotrust.com http://gfx.ms http://google-analytics.com http://google.com http://googleadservices.com http://googletagmanager.com http://googletagservices.com http://googlevideo.com http://gstatic.com http://hotmail.com http://hrabakfuneralhome.com http://hs-analytics.net http://indexww.com http://klosterfuneralhome.com http://leadpages.net http://legacy.com http://legacy.net http://lijit.com http://live.com http://live.net http://liveperson.net http://llnwd.net http://mozilla.net http://myfirstib.com http://netflix.com http://nflxext.com http://nflximg.com http://nflxvideo.net http://noscript.net http://ooyala.com http://optimizely.com http://outlook.com http://passport.com http://passport.net http://passportimages.com http://paypal.com http://paypalobjects.com http://persona.org http://pinterest.com http://polarislibrary.com http://quantserve.com http://realvu.net http://rfdcc.com http://rfdtv.com http://rubiconproject.com http://scorecardresearch.com http://securecode.com http://securesuite.net http://sfx.ms http://smithfh.com http://sonobi.com http://thegazette.com http://tiqcdn.com http://trustpilot.com http://twitter.com http://wisechoicemarket.com http://wlxrs.com http://worldnow.com http://yahoo.com http://yahooapis.com http://yandex.st http://yimg.com http://youtube.com http://ytimg.com https://acxiom-online.com https://afx.ms https://amazon-adsystem.com https://bigcommerce.com https://bootstrapcdn.com https://canyonstatecu.org https://canyonstateonline.org https://casalemedia.com https://clicktracks.com https://cloudflare.com https://crazyegg.com https://criteo.com https://demdex.net https://desmoinesregister.com https://doubleclick.net https://edgefonts.net https://facebook.net https://firstdata.com https://firstdata.lv https://firstib.com https://gannett-cdn.com https://gcion.com https://geotrust.com https://gfx.ms https://google-analytics.com https://google.com https://googleadservices.com https://googletagmanager.com https://googletagservices.com https://googlevideo.com https://gstatic.com https://hotmail.com https://hrabakfuneralhome.com https://hs-analytics.net https://indexww.com https://klosterfuneralhome.com https://leadpages.net https://legacy.com https://legacy.net https://lijit.com https://live.com https://live.net https://liveperson.net https://llnwd.net https://mozilla.net https://myfirstib.com https://netflix.com https://nflxext.com https://nflximg.com https://nflxvideo.net https://noscript.net https://ooyala.com https://optimizely.com https://outlook.com https://passport.com https://passport.net https://passportimages.com https://paypal.com https://paypalobjects.com https://persona.org https://pinterest.com https://polarislibrary.com https://quantserve.com https://realvu.net https://rfdcc.com https://rfdtv.com https://rubiconproject.com https://scorecardresearch.com https://securecode.com https://securesuite.net https://sfx.ms https://smithfh.com https://sonobi.com https://thegazette.com https://tiqcdn.com https://trustpilot.com https://twitter.com https://wisechoicemarket.com https://wlxrs.com https://worldnow.com https://yahoo.com https://yahooapis.com https://yandex.st https://yimg.com https://youtube.com https://ytimg.com mediasource: moz-extension: moz-safe-about: resource:

extensions.html5-video-everywhere@lejenome.me.disableyoutube;false

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.abbreviatetoolbarbuttontext;false

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.currentembeddedvideoautoplaybehavior;default

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.currentplaylistvideoautoplaybehavior;default

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.currentversion;52.0

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.currentvideoquality;highres

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.currentvideosize;expand

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.currentyoutubevideoautoplaybehavior;default

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.enableannotationsoff;false

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.enableautoexpanddescription;true

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.enableautoplay;true

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.enableembeddedvideo;true

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.enableembeddedvideoautoplay;false

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.enableplaylistautoplay;true

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.enablesuggestedautoplay;true

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.hideaddonbaricon;false

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.hideythdicon;true

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.reinstall;false

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.tbadded;false

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.tbinsert;true

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.tbplaced;true

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.volume;default

extensions.youtubehighdefinition.volumelevel;100

extensions.{7b1bf0b6-a1b9-42b0-b75d-252036438bdc}.description;YouTube High Definition is a powerful tool that will let you play all YouTube videos in High Definition automatically.

flashgot.media.YouTube.decode_signature_func.auto.last_update_ok;false

plugins.rewrite_youtube_embeds;true

Here is a copy about:config for youtube. The only thing that looks suspicious is under "capability.policy.maonoscript.sites: but I am no computer expert. browser.uiCustomization.state;{"placements":{"PanelUI-contents":["edit-controls","zoom-controls","new-window-button","save-page-button","print-button","history-panelmenu","fullscreen-button","find-button","preferences-button","add-ons-button","developer-button","sync-button"],"addon-bar":["addonbar-closebutton","status-bar"],"PersonalToolbar":["personal-bookmarks"],"nav-bar":["urlbar-container","search-container","bookmarks-menu-button","pocket-button","panic-button","youtubehighdefinition-toolbarbutton","privatebrowsing-button","downloads-button","firefoxreader-toolbarbutton","home-button","loop-button","widget:jid0-k75TfRGfOXPHfEZmJ9cKu5eCgLc@jetpack-translate-button","action-button--jid0-k75tfrgfoxphfezmj9cku5ecglcjetpack-translatebutton","ImTranslator-translator-toolbar-button","noscript-tbb","action-button--b9db16a4-6edc-47ec-a1f4-b86292ed211d-vdh-tbbutton","action-button--jid1-hav2inxanqpieajetpack-youtube-flash-player-button"],"TabsToolbar":["tabbrowser-tabs","new-tab-button","alltabs-button"],"toolbar-menubar":["menubar-items"]},"seen":["action-button--jid0-k75tfrgfoxphfezmj9cku5ecglcjetpack-translatebutton","loop-button","pocket-button","action-button--b9db16a4-6edc-47ec-a1f4-b86292ed211d-vdh-tbbutton","developer-button","firefoxreader-toolbarbutton","youtubehighdefinition-toolbarbutton","action-button--jid1-hav2inxanqpieajetpack-youtube-flash-player-button"],"dirtyAreaCache":["addon-bar","PersonalToolbar","nav-bar","TabsToolbar","toolbar-menubar","PanelUI-contents"],"currentVersion":6,"newElementCount":0} capability.policy.maonoscript.sites;acxiom-online.com addons.mozilla.org afx.ms ajax.aspnetcdn.com ajax.googleapis.com amazon-adsystem.com bigcommerce.com bootstrapcdn.com canyonstatecu.org canyonstateonline.org casalemedia.com clicktracks.com cloudflare.com code.jquery.com crazyegg.com criteo.com demdex.net desmoinesregister.com dnn506yrbagrg.cloudfront.net doubleclick.net edgefonts.net facebook.net firstdata.com firstdata.lv firstib.com gannett-cdn.com gcion.com geotrust.com gfx.ms google-analytics.com google.com googleadservices.com googletagmanager.com googletagservices.com googlevideo.com gstatic.com hotmail.com hrabakfuneralhome.com hs-analytics.net indexww.com klosterfuneralhome.com leadpages.net legacy.com legacy.net lijit.com live.com live.net liveperson.net llnwd.net maps.googleapis.com mozilla.net myfirstib.com netflix.com nflxext.com nflximg.com nflxvideo.net noscript.net ooyala.com optimizely.com outlook.com passport.com passport.net passportimages.com paypal.com paypalobjects.com persona.org pinterest.com polarislibrary.com quantserve.com realvu.net rfdcc.com rfdtv.com rubiconproject.com scorecardresearch.com securecode.com securesuite.net sfx.ms smithfh.com sonobi.com thegazette.com tinymce.cachefly.net tiqcdn.com translate.googleapis.com trustpilot.com twitter.com wisechoicemarket.com wlxrs.com worldnow.com yahoo.com yahooapis.com yandex.st yimg.com youtube.com ytimg.com about: about:addons about:blank about:blocked about:certerror about:config about:crashes about:home about:memory about:neterror about:plugins about:pocket-saved about:pocket-signup about:preferences about:privatebrowsing about:sessionrestore about:srcdoc about:support blob: chrome: http://acxiom-online.com http://afx.ms http://amazon-adsystem.com http://bigcommerce.com http://bootstrapcdn.com http://canyonstatecu.org http://canyonstateonline.org http://casalemedia.com http://clicktracks.com http://cloudflare.com http://crazyegg.com http://criteo.com http://demdex.net http://desmoinesregister.com http://doubleclick.net http://edgefonts.net http://facebook.net http://firstdata.com http://firstdata.lv http://firstib.com http://gannett-cdn.com http://gcion.com http://geotrust.com http://gfx.ms http://google-analytics.com http://google.com http://googleadservices.com http://googletagmanager.com http://googletagservices.com http://googlevideo.com http://gstatic.com http://hotmail.com http://hrabakfuneralhome.com http://hs-analytics.net http://indexww.com http://klosterfuneralhome.com http://leadpages.net http://legacy.com http://legacy.net http://lijit.com http://live.com http://live.net http://liveperson.net http://llnwd.net http://mozilla.net http://myfirstib.com http://netflix.com http://nflxext.com http://nflximg.com http://nflxvideo.net http://noscript.net http://ooyala.com http://optimizely.com http://outlook.com http://passport.com http://passport.net http://passportimages.com http://paypal.com http://paypalobjects.com http://persona.org 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Hi Rob, "capability.policy.maonoscript.sites" is your NoScript whitelist. Assuming you use (or have used) NoScript.

Nearly everything relates to an extension, so the Safe Mode test should rule out those items as the potential culprit.

I don't recognize this one:

plugins.rewrite_youtube_embeds;true

However, I have that set the same way, so probably not an issue.


Can you think of any mechanism whereby certain domains used by YouTube for the live cam video might be blocked at the system level, affecting all browsers other than Tor (which tunnels past them)? This could involve your firewall, hosts file, other mechanisms for filtering by host name. In particular these are used for the bears video:

https://manifest.googlevideo.com/ https://r2---sn-ab5l6nsy.googlevideo.com/

Hi Rob, "capability.policy.maonoscript.sites" is your NoScript whitelist. Assuming you use (or have used) NoScript. Nearly everything relates to an extension, so the Safe Mode test should rule out those items as the potential culprit. I don't recognize this one: plugins.rewrite_youtube_embeds;true However, I have that set the same way, so probably not an issue. ---- Can you think of any mechanism whereby certain domains used by YouTube for the live cam video might be blocked at the system level, affecting all browsers other than Tor (which tunnels past them)? This could involve your firewall, hosts file, other mechanisms for filtering by host name. In particular these are used for the bears video: https://manifest.googlevideo.com/ https://r2---sn-ab5l6nsy.googlevideo.com/

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Checked to see if router has anything blocked. It listed www.youtube.com as a trusted domain.

Checked modem - nothing.

Wife has laptop connected to modem and router and it plays youtube videos.

Checked iptables - everything is accepted.

checked hosts file - nothing blocked.

Search around for the ones used by the bears video - nothing: Except /home/rob-terri/Downloads/TOR/tor-browser_en-US/Browser/browser/chrome.manifest

/home/rob-terri/Downloads/TOR/tor-browser_en-US/Browser/browser/components/components.manifest

The second one comes up with nothing.

Thanks, Rob

Checked to see if router has anything blocked. It listed www.youtube.com as a trusted domain. Checked modem - nothing. Wife has laptop connected to modem and router and it plays youtube videos. Checked iptables - everything is accepted. checked hosts file - nothing blocked. Search around for the ones used by the bears video - nothing: Except /home/rob-terri/Downloads/TOR/tor-browser_en-US/Browser/browser/chrome.manifest /home/rob-terri/Downloads/TOR/tor-browser_en-US/Browser/browser/components/components.manifest The second one comes up with nothing. Thanks, Rob
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(@Jeff: see the comments: https://dxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-release/source/dom/base/nsObjectLoadingContent.cpp#1462 )

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Jeff:

How do I access "mozilla-release" to get to "dom", to "base", to "nsObectLoadingContent.cpp", to line "1462"?

Thanks, Rob

Jeff: How do I access "mozilla-release" to get to "dom", to "base", to "nsObectLoadingContent.cpp", to line "1462"? Thanks, Rob
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If you try to hit this URL in Firefox and Chrome, do you get Google's 404 page ("The requested URL / was not found on this server. That’s all we know."):

https://manifest.googlevideo.com/

To dig into the error on the bears page, for example, could you try using the Network Monitor to see whether Firefox is successfully retrieving the files from the manifest server and whether it is able to retrieve any of the video fragments from the other googlevideo addresses. "200" is a successful retrieval; other codes have a variety of meanings and potential causes. (Screenshot example attached.)

See: https://developer.mozilla.org/docs/Tools/Network_Monitor

If you try to hit this URL in Firefox and Chrome, do you get Google's 404 page ("The requested URL / was not found on this server. That’s all we know."): https://manifest.googlevideo.com/ To dig into the error on the bears page, for example, could you try using the Network Monitor to see whether Firefox is successfully retrieving the files from the manifest server and whether it is able to retrieve any of the video fragments from the other googlevideo addresses. "200" is a successful retrieval; other codes have a variety of meanings and potential causes. (Screenshot example attached.) See: https://developer.mozilla.org/docs/Tools/Network_Monitor
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Rob1911 said

How do I access "mozilla-release" to get to "dom", to "base", to "nsObectLoadingContent.cpp", to line "1462"?

That's a link to a section of the Firefox 53 source code that involves fixing broken URLs for embedded videos. Since you have the same issue when viewing videos on YouTube itself, I don't think that is related to your problem.

''Rob1911 [[#answer-962345|said]]'' <blockquote> How do I access "mozilla-release" to get to "dom", to "base", to "nsObectLoadingContent.cpp", to line "1462"? </blockquote> That's a link to a section of the Firefox 53 source code that involves fixing broken URLs for embedded videos. Since you have the same issue when viewing videos on YouTube itself, I don't think that is related to your problem.

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If you try to hit this URL in Firefox and Chrome, do you get Google's 404 page? Answer: Yes.

In the Network Monitor: On YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Nxc-3WpMbg Status File Domain Cause 200 orange triangle 304 scheduler.js www,youtube.com script orange triangle 304 base.js www,youtube.com script orange triangle 304 www-core-vfl-CwO8d.css www,youtube.com stylesheet orange triangle 304 wwww-player.css www,youtube.com stylesheet 200 204 200 orange triangle 304 base.js www,youtube.com script Gray dot --- generate_204?conn2 https://r11---sn-bvvbax-2iml.googlevideo.com/generate_204?conn2 img Gray dot --- generate_204 https://r11---sn-bvvbax-2iml.googlevideo.com/generate_204 img orange triangle 304 www-hitchhiker-vfl-Nn88d.png s.ytimg.com img orange triangle 304 pixel-vfl3z5WfW.gif www.youtube.com img 204 Gray dot --- videoplayback?...... r11---sn-bvvbax-2iml.googlevideo.com xhr Gray dot --- videoplayback?...... r11---sn-bvvbax-2iml.googlevideo.com xhr


On the bears video I get all status 200,

200 chunk_1491796023_731af1d23f.flv sjc-ucdn01.ustream.tv objectSubdoc


https://www.quirksmode.org/html5/tests/video.html 404 teststyles.css www.quirksmode.org stylesheet When playing the three videos all in the 200s status.

Went to http://explore.org/live-cams/player/decorah-eagles-north-nest. Status 200 Domain padlock with diagonal line. explore.org document

red square 400 qoe?event=streamingstats&fmt=244&afmt=251&cpn=M s.youtube.com img

Went to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdOuglUpVrk Gray dot --- videoplayback?clen=26408993&signatu r16---sn-o097znel.googlevideo.com xhr

Thanks, Rob

If you try to hit this URL in Firefox and Chrome, do you get Google's 404 page? Answer: Yes. In the Network Monitor: On YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Nxc-3WpMbg Status File Domain Cause 200 orange triangle 304 scheduler.js www,youtube.com script orange triangle 304 base.js www,youtube.com script orange triangle 304 www-core-vfl-CwO8d.css www,youtube.com stylesheet orange triangle 304 wwww-player.css www,youtube.com stylesheet 200 204 200 orange triangle 304 base.js www,youtube.com script Gray dot --- generate_204?conn2 https://r11---sn-bvvbax-2iml.googlevideo.com/generate_204?conn2 img Gray dot --- generate_204 https://r11---sn-bvvbax-2iml.googlevideo.com/generate_204 img orange triangle 304 www-hitchhiker-vfl-Nn88d.png s.ytimg.com img orange triangle 304 pixel-vfl3z5WfW.gif www.youtube.com img 204 Gray dot --- videoplayback?...... r11---sn-bvvbax-2iml.googlevideo.com xhr Gray dot --- videoplayback?...... r11---sn-bvvbax-2iml.googlevideo.com xhr On the bears video I get all status 200, 200 chunk_1491796023_731af1d23f.flv sjc-ucdn01.ustream.tv objectSubdoc https://www.quirksmode.org/html5/tests/video.html 404 teststyles.css www.quirksmode.org stylesheet When playing the three videos all in the 200s status. Went to http://explore.org/live-cams/player/decorah-eagles-north-nest. Status 200 Domain padlock with diagonal line. explore.org document red square 400 qoe?event=streamingstats&fmt=244&afmt=251&cpn=M s.youtube.com img Went to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdOuglUpVrk Gray dot --- videoplayback?clen=26408993&signatu r16---sn-o097znel.googlevideo.com xhr Thanks, Rob