Bug#754116: qa.debian.org: Gnash does not display youtube vedios

Gabriele Giacone 1o5g4r8o at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 17:56:33 UTC 2014

"Please keep bug CC'ed." means Could you please reply with "Reply All" so
that bug tracker doesn't get removed from recipients?
Also bottom-posting would be appreciated

On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 6:29 PM, Lakshmikanth Kammath b <lakbk89 at yahoo.in>

> Dear Gabriele,
> Seems you are still not completely concieved the challenge I face.
> Agree that I use a Debian 7.5 (Wheezy), but the issue is I am not able to
> play a single vedio based on youtube, they always tells that "an error
> occured. Please try after some time". I am not able to play it even after
> waiting half an hour....!!

Does "I wished to watch youtube vedios on 07/07/2014 as usual." mean you
were able to watch youtube videos till yesterday?
If so, something has changed on your side. Did you change network? Can you
watch youtube videos on another machine?
Time ago accepting youtube.com cookies was mandatory to get it working.
I've just tested youtube play on an updated wheezy machine with either
cookies disabled or enabled, it worked fine in both cases.
Did you disable them?

I am little concerned with Popups or flash animation displays as my
> ultimate goal is to play at least a 1:00 minute vedio with sole support
> from  my Gnash flash player. I have set browser to disable popups and
> flashy ads, they will better see it off.
> Please check if the available version of Gnash (AFAIK 0.8.11dev) can play
> youtube vedios on a i386 machine, as I can't create a new Iceweasel profile
> to testrun, mine is a production machine, dedicated to work.

Creating a test profile is safe and lets us start from a clean environment,
it doesn't modify current one. "iceweasel -P" will let you manage them.

Another test is starting in safe-mode: "Help - Restart with Add-ons

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