[nSLUG] viewing ctv videos

Joel Maxuel j.maxuel at gmail.com
Sun Jan 26 13:30:33 AST 2014


I see what you mean.  I run Debian Wheezy and have the same issue.  I even
have the Adobe Flash binary blob installed because I was having issues with
the free versions (looking at you gnash).

This might be the first time I came across a flash site that didn't play.
My version may be out of date (the blob is package maintained, but I don't
know how well), but that is the only thing I can think of.


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Joel Maxuel

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On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 12:30 PM, rejean chamberland
<laudire2you at yahoo.ca>wrote:

> Hi all!
> I would like to be able to view some of the ctv videos;
> http://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=281863&fb_action_ids=10152226428623179&fb_action_types=og.recommends&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=[1456679824545762]&action_type_map=[%22og.recommends%22]&action_ref_map=[]#281863
>
> but it keeps telling that I have to install the adobe flash-player. When I
> try to do so (for instance in Mageia KDE) I am told that the
> flash-player-plugin-11.2.202.335-1.mga3.nonfree x86_64 has to be removed
> (due to conflict with flash-plugin) and the flash-player-plugin-kde-...
> (due to unsatisfied flash-player-plugin = = ... (due to unsatisfied...)
> If I do so either I can see the ctv video but some of the other become
> unavailable or else I cannot watch any at all.
> I get similar problems with OpenSuSE Gnome or ArchLinux XFCE.
> Is there any way to watch a CTV video in Linux?
>
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