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Re: [vox] Streaming flash videos yourself (no YouTube or Google Videoneeded)
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Re: [vox] Streaming flash videos yourself (no YouTube or Google Videoneeded)



On Tue, 13 Feb 2007, Dave Margolis wrote:
> I agree the lack for Flash player for PPC Linux (for example) is
> bothersome.

gnash plays quite a few things, so may suffice for non-video work.

> And it is a problem for me personally, as my favorite Linux box is
> an old G3 iMac running Kubuntu. But the codec game is just painful.
> I have to run some videos in VLC, others in mplayer, the vlc browser
> plugin almost never works for embedded video...and so on.

Videodownloader (a firefox plugin) and a few other tools make ripping
the video out of the flash containers fairly trivial.


Don Armstrong

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