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Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

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Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

I just upgraded to Firefox 3.6.8 and now every time I try to watch a video on a site like youtube the screen is black and it says 'an error occurred, please try again later.' But when I tried with a different browser called Galeon it played. If I clear the cache and then refresh the page it will play using Firefox, but isn't there a way to fix this? If it's a bug, when will a patch be out? Side Note: I use Ubuntu Linux, if that makes a big difference.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== I upgraded to 3.6.8 today

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Grand Master Contributor

Re: Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

Neither of those solutions works for me. Anywhere that uses Flash, I get a message, "The Adobe Flash plugin has crashed."

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Grand Master Contributor

Re: Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

I reloaded flash and other codecs but same problem, no streaming video. Using latest Ubuntu 9.10

Grand Master Contributor

Re: Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

If you uninstall the gnash plugin you will be able to view videos. There is a conflict between Adobe flash player plugin and gnash plugin.

Grand Master Contributor

Re: Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

Solved!

I disabled the "Ubuntu Firefox Modification 0.9rc2"  under tools, 

add- ons, Extensions, in Firefox.

All streaming videos now work like they did before the last Firefox upgrade.

I also found additional "bugs" listed with 0.9rc2 at Ubuntu causing other problems.

Thanks for your reply John but I don't use the gnash plug-in.

Wayne

Grand Master Contributor

Re: Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

Neither of those solutions works for me. Anywhere that uses Flash, I get a message, "The Adobe Flash plugin has crashed."

New Contributor

Re: Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

Where do I locate this file? I don't see it in add-on's or in extension under the Mozilla folder. I can't watch any videos, no matter where or what player it uses since the upgrade

New Contributor

Re: Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

I now get no audio, no video, just a blank box. I've tried disabling plug-ins. That only made matters worse, since before I could get audio. I'll be switching permanently to safari if this continues. Thanks.

New Contributor

Re: Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

Mozilla is working to correct this problem. The latest version of Firefox, Firefox 4, (still not available to the general public), has resolved this issue. The problem was that most videos are using HTML5, which currently isn't a supported format recognized by Firefox 3.6.8. You may want to install the Mozilla's add-on, " Coral IE Tab" (now called, "IE Tab Plus") This add-on allows Firefox to use the rendering engine of Internet Explorer through Firefox's Browser. You can get it here: [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fire.../10909/]

New Contributor

Re: Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

so should I upgrade to Firefox 4 or install the IE Tab Plus add-on? today's new development is that both video and audio play in full-screen mode but not in a page. It's driving me nuts.

New Contributor

Re: Version 3.6.8 can't load videos?

IE Tab Plus is no good for me; I'm on a Mac