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Old 06-24-2011, 11:53 PM   #1
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Susbstitute For Microsoft Silverlight

Using Ubuntu 11.04, 32-bit, and Firefox 5.0 (for Ubuntu).

I wanted to watch an oline video but was getting an error message stating that Microsoft Silverlight was needed.

So, I installed moonlight-plugin-mozilla (which also installed libmoon and moonlight-plugin-core). But now when I click on the start button I can see for a couple of seconds a wheel spinning in a clockwise direction, then it disappears and nothing else happens.

The video is available at:
The site is in Italian, but the video is easily found right below the heading "Speciale Matrioska". The video plays just fine with Microsoft Windows XP.

Is there anything else that needs to be installed in Ubuntu?
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Old 06-25-2011, 12:53 AM   #3
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Get the newer version from:
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Unfortunately it is not compatible with Firefox 5...


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