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

Kase Saylor h_oudini at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 7 14:10:28 CST 2008

Todd W. Bucy wrote:
> 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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> check this site out.  It worked for me.
> http://vntutor.blogspot.com/2007/12/why-ubuntu-gutsy-cant-play-flash-in.html
> Todd

Thanks for the link, but I actually haven't had any problems installing 
the non-free Flash plugin. My problem is that there seems to be some 
problems between the Nvidia driver and the Flash plugin.


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