[nSLUG] BBC iPlayer (UK only) blocking open source flash players

Hatem Nassrat hnassrat at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 03:01:54 AST 2010


On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 6:09 PM, Adam Hartling
<adam.hartling.ns at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> CBC is alot like this too. Alot of their site media can't be viewed with
> Linux, such as DOC ZONE videos. They even say in the FAQ that Linux is not
> supported.

Installing wine + firefox + foxyproxy (+ flash) should allow you to
use linux to view many of the flash videos. I find that some sites
will even checkto see if your using a linux version of adobe flash and
won't start the content.

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Hatem Nassrat



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