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Old 10-14-2007, 01:05 PM   #1
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Exclamation Plugin for Firefox


Anyone know what plugin for Firefox will let you view the videos on www.foxnews.com? I would like to know what it takes to view those video from any linux distro. So far, I have installed 4 distros (2 debian based and 2 red hat based) and none will run the video "out of the box". CNN will run fine on all without any changes. All were x86 (32-bit) distros.

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Old 10-15-2007, 06:03 AM   #2
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no distro i know comes with flash 9 on cd... are you running flash player v9?

maybe firefox just doesn't want to show you heavily biased and factually incorrect news? didn't Fox report that Linux / Firefox is communist? I'm sure they would if Cheney told them too...*


[* as a brit /me takes all his US political opinions directly from The Daily Show...]

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Old 10-15-2007, 06:11 AM   #3
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actually, playing around it looks like they actually embed their video inside an advert iframe. as such if you use adblock or somethign to band doubleclick.net you can't see the video either... isn't that nice of them?! try temporarily whilelisting the whole popup page and reload it if you are using adblock.

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Old 10-15-2007, 11:55 AM   #4
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I've tried turning off popup blockers. I've tried everything I know of to get it to work without having to edit code. This should not be this way. Gotta be something I am missing somewhere.
 
  


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