why is youtube not working? i have downloaded and installed the ubuntu restricted extras but chromium says "could not load Shockwave flash" is there a way to fix this. i tried downloading google chrome but that didnt work even on firefox it dosent work.I want this fixed badly.
You do not have flash installed. It does not come pre-installed in Ubuntu. To install it open a teminal window (ctrl + alt + t) and type:
If you are not familiar with using the terminal you can follow the instructions here.
also since you are using chromium I recommend this:
The second one is especially important for html5 apps. Hope this helps you.