[nSLUG] Where were you when the google street view went by?

Hatem Nassrat hnassrat at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 08:02:05 ADT 2009


On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 9:42 AM, Hatem Nassrat <hnassrat at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 6:25 AM, odoepner <odoepner at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hatem Nassrat wrote:
> >> hmmm, that link doesn't seem to work well with linux, when I posted
> >> the links I was not using one of my machines so I wasn't on linux :(
> >>
> >
> > Works for me in Iceweasel on Lenny (Debian GNU/Linux 5.x)
> >
>
> Yeah it seems the issue is not with linux. The street view thing is in
> flash. I *think* if google cannot recognize your User Agent String
> they might not serve you the flashplayer.
>
> At the time I was running Ubuntu + with sheritoko (i.e. Firefox 3.5)

OK, I found the issue. I had the package flashplugin-installer
installed, which when installed goes to the net and downloads the
latest adobe build. Removing it and installing flashplugin-nonfree
fixed this issue.

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Hatem Nassrat



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