Re: [conkeror] Flash and the BBC website
- Axel Beckert
- 2014-10-07 @ 11:03
On Tue, Oct 07, 2014 at 10:59:09AM +0200, Jacek Generowicz wrote:
> I'm running a Debian Jessie system on which conkeror seems to be
> launched thus:
> /usr/bin/iceweasel -app /usr/share/conkeror/application.ini
> When trying to view any video on the BBC website, for example
> the viedo does not play. However, the same video can be viewed
> successfully with iceweasel (which, IIUC, is using exactly the same
> flash plugin).
Yeah, "-app" seems to work less properly than xulrunner despite
at least some people at Mozilla believe otherwise.
I'm really unhappy that xulrunner gets more and more killed.
> I also have a machine running Debian Wheezy, where conkeror seems to be
> running on top of xulrunner 10.
Then your Wheezy system is not uptodate. Since xulrunner-10.0 has been
removed from Wheezy I was forced to update the package to work with
xulrunner-24.0 (previous ESR version). Not sure how about the next ESR
> However, I'm 95% certain that on this system the BBC videos played
> without any problem around 2 weeks ago, and that I have not upgraded
> any packages on the system in the meantime.
> Any suggestions on how to proceed to find a solution?
Unfortunately not at the moment.
Kind regards, Axel
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