[SATLUG] Nvidia + Flash + Firefox + (K)Ubuntu = Freeze

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Mon Jan 7 13:13:58 CST 2008

Kase Saylor wrote:
> I recently installed Kubuntu 7.10 on a machine at home and I've been 
> pretty happy with it. Everything seems to pretty much work "right out of 
> the box" and I can see why (K)Ubuntu is so popular. However, I'm having 
> a pretty major problem with Firefox and Flash. Whenever I try watching a 
> video on YouTube the whole computer locks up. I have to turn the 
> computer off physically. From some tests it seems to have something to 
> do with the non-free Nvidia driver and the non-free Flash plugin. If I 
> use the nv driver I don't have any lock ups. Has anyone else experienced 
> this? If so, has anyone found a solution (besides not using the non-free 
> Nvidia driver)?
> TIA,
> Kase
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