Problem with steraming video

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droz
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Iscritto: 08/29/2014

Hi everybody.
I'ma new gnulinux user so please, pardon the ignorance :)

Usually I watch docufiction or movie on streaming both for school and hobby. Now with trisquel I'm not able to see streaming video on vidto, freedrive, ecc...
I tried with VLC, UnPlug add-ons for firefox and also with Gnash dosn't work.

Could anyone help me?

Thankyou for your help, c u soon ;)

onpon4
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Iscritto: 05/30/2012

With Vidto, I didn't have any luck with any of the methods I tried. One more possibility, which I can't try because I don't have Lightspark installed, is to use the Flash Video Downloader extension while Lightspark is playing the Flash object. Lightspark might also be able to play the videos directly.

With FreeDrive, I wasn't even able to navigate the site, so I don't have an answer.

If they can't be made to work with libre software, you should contact the server owners and ask them to fix the problem, and in the meantime watch videos somewhere else.

Legimet
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Iscritto: 12/10/2013

Flash Video Downloader is SaaSS I think (didn't verify it), and there's a nonfree "eula.txt" inside the extension although it says MPL 1.1 on the Mozilla Addons page.

A better idea might be to find an rtmp stream and use rtmpdump.

droz
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Iscritto: 08/29/2014

Hi!
Thank's everybody, now I try.
Could explain how to instal Lightspark? Sorry but I'm a GnuLinux noob :)

So... I read I can launch steraming video from terminal or VLC... How can I do this? When I try launch a video's URL from VLC it doesn't work.
Could be a codec's problem? If it is where I can find codecs?

Thanks again ;)

Magic Banana

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Iscritto: 07/24/2010

This page will explain you everything about playing most Flash videos in freedom: https://trisquel.info/en/wiki/play-videos-without-using-flash

As for installing software, here is the most user-friendly way: https://trisquel.info/en/wiki/installing-updating-and-removing-software

A little more on the topic of software installation: https://trisquel.info/en/wiki/how-software-installation-trisquel-different-windows

droz
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Iscritto: 08/29/2014

thank you at all.
At the end I installed AdobeFlash because many video I'd to watch are in swf format and with other way I can't see them.

Magic Banana

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Iscritto: 07/24/2010

Are those videos really worth bargaining your freedoms?

Jabjabs
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Iscritto: 07/05/2014

Essentially that is how I see it, if the video is unplayable in Free software then it isn't worth watching in the first place.

Ishamael
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Iscritto: 08/29/2014

Has Gnash improved at all?

Magic Banana

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Iscritto: 07/24/2010

No new release since January 2012...

Ishamael
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Iscritto: 08/29/2014

damn, It seemed like it could have become a good alternative, if the project received the support in needed. Too bad.

onpon4
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Iscritto: 05/30/2012

There's also Lightspark, but it is only getting sporadic updates in the Git repo:

https://lightspark.github.io/

onpon4
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Iscritto: 05/30/2012

Actually, it seems Gnash was getting commits to its Git repo fairly regularly until a couple months ago: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnash.git/log/