# Is there a way to get Miro to use flash?

I recently downloaded Miro which I used to use with great satisfaction in Windows, however on Ubuntu, Miro cannot play Flash videos or sites because of Flash compatibility issues. Yet I have Flash installed and working great in other applications.

Is there a way to get it working with Miro?

Thanks

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Modifying application.py and webkitbrowser.py worked for me on Ubuntu 11.10 with Miro 4.0.3. I just commented out the original lines (#) and added the one new one, instead of removing them completely... just in case.

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I had the same problem using both miro 4 and 5 however i found a fix and believe it will be added to version 6

gksu gedit /usr/share/pyshared/miro/plat/frontends/widgets/application.py

find

gtk.gdk.threads_init()

replace with

gobject.threads_init()

save close

then

gksu gedit /usr/share/pyshared/miro/plat/frontends/widgets/webkitbrowser.py

find and remove the 4 lines below plus the extra blank line under settings.set_property('enable-plugins', False)

#this disables all plugins -- Miro has problems with the

# adobe flash plugin and hangs when the plugin loads and starts

#this disables all plugins -- Miro has problems with the

settings.set_property('enable-plugins', False)

remove/save/start miro and now hulu and other flash sites should work through the miro browser

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great, ill check it out and report back, thanks –  Jayo Jul 1 '12 at 2:41
I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit and miro v.6. I had this problem! your solution perfectly worked!! Thanks –  naskoos Apr 24 '13 at 7:40
Tried solution, does not work in 14.04, MIRO just freezes when selecting flash sites, YOUTUBE, HULU... No solution found yet –  pst007x Sep 27 '14 at 23:24