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When I go on to Youtube and join the html5 trial the videos no longer load. They show the 'loading' circle and stay black. When I use flash instead on Linux the videos load. When I use Google Chrome on Windows 7 with html5 there's no problem.

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closed as too localized by Jorge Castro, Marco Ceppi Jan 26 '12 at 13:45

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You can test general HTML 5 Video Support for you browser at video.eustasy.co.uk I'd suggest clicking the top video unless you have a fairly large screen. Note: My HTML5 Video Works Fine (Chrome 14, Ubuntu 11.10). –  Lewis Goddard Oct 22 '11 at 8:01
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Thanks for the tip, the videos from the site load fine. I just tried with youtube again, now it works. I have no idea why it works now, it didn't work for several days, that's why I posted the question. –  sashoalm Oct 22 '11 at 18:18