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Old 28th January 2009, 05:21 AM
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Fedora 8 locks up playing HULU movies

Anyone have an issue with Flash player locking up on Hulu. (hulu.com) Plays video for about a minute then freezes for good. I am using Fedora 8-32bit with Firefox 2.0.0.19. I am new to this forum, and somewhat limited limited on linux in general.
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Old 28th January 2009, 07:07 AM
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Babylon 5 plays for me
but i seem to remember that there was a bug in the old flash , but running update should have fixed that about 6 months ago .

and seeing as all support for fedora 8 ENDED on Jan 7 .I would install fedora 9 or fedora 10 and use firefox 3 that in installed in the new fedora
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Old 29th January 2009, 01:05 PM
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I tried FC9 for a while, but liked the login screen better on 8.
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Old 29th January 2009, 03:48 PM
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It is a bug in the older version of Flash. However, you do not have to upgrade to F9 or better to solve this difficulty.

What you do is uninstall Firefox (that you got from the Fedora repositories) and install the one located here: Newest Firefox. Making sure you select the proper language and OS type you desire. Once downloaded just follow the directions for installing it either globally (e.g. all users) or just in ~/home.

With the latest version of Firefox installed you can then install the latest versions of your extensions and add-ons as well.

btw, sometimes resetting the content of the browser by depressing the F5 key will help resolve the issue.

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Old 30th January 2009, 05:10 AM
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Thanks for the advice and direction. I may give that a try.
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