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Old 04-28-2008, 06:14 PM
"dave selby"
 
Default gstreamer encountered a general supporting library layer' error after abort

Many thanks - that sorted it

Dave


On 27/04/2008, Caleb Marcus <caleb.marcus@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-04-27 at 09:38 +0100, dave selby wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Fresh install of hardy, all AOK, tried to play a .swf, ubuntu asked
> > to download a codec, which it did, I think it then asked to download
> > another coded but I was distracted at the critical point (yikes!) and
> > I hit cancel.
> >
> > Now when I try and play the .swf I get 'gstreamer encountered a
> > general supporting library layer' error.
> >
> > Any idea what to do
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > Dave
> >
>
> Do you remember what codec you installed? Try this:
> 1. Close out of Firefox
> 2. Open a terminal and run: sudo aptitude remove
> mozilla-plugin-gnash swfdec-mozilla
> 3. Open Firefox and go to a page that uses Flash (a YouTube movie,
> for example)
> 4. When it asks what codec to install, choose Flash Player
> (installer) rather than swfdec or Gnash
> This should get you using Adobe Flash.
>
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