Ubuntu eee: Youtube video problem

In Ubuntu eee 8.04 for Asus EeePC 900/901 (‘Easy Peasy‘) there is a problem when trying to look at Youtube videos. Almost all videos gives a message saying that it is not currently available.

The problem is the flash player included in the Ubuntu eee installation. To resolve the problem:

  1. Try do uninstall ‘flashplugin-nonfreebeta’ using the Synaptics package manager.
  2. Go to http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer, download and install the latest flash player for Ubuntu 8.04.
  3. Restart Firefox.

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