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Being open source does not necessarily mean the code is going to be scrutinized by the public, or that it will be fully audited and properly scrutinized, even if it is. It simply means that it can be. For Flash, you don't have much choice. There are some open source Flash plug-ins, but a very large number of sites just won't work in them, as the sites will ...


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I was also affected (Ubuntu 12.04). To me it looks like the combination of Firefox and invoking YouTube videos using https fails. If you have HTTPS Everywhere installed, deactivate it for YouTube. But beware: Manual https requests on YouTube videos will still fail, plain http will work. Cheers.


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First ensure that you have an active internet connection and open a terminal with Ctrl+Alt+t and type: sudo apt-get purge flashplugin-installer sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer Then try to reboot to see if flash is properly installed this time.


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You won't need to install Adobe Flash if you install Google Chrome, it has an integrated flashplugin: The Google Chrome browser (32 bit) includes Adobe Flash Player built-in. Accordingly, it's not necessary for Chrome to download Flash Player separately. Source


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This doesn't look like an Ubuntu related question. AFAIK it holds by your YouTube account settings. Anyway, I'll try to answer. You must to log in on YouTube with your account. If you don't have one, you can create one. Then follow the instructions from the following image:


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There is a Firefox plugin for doing this. I haven't used it myself, and it doesn't appear to support 144p, but it might be worth a try. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/youtube-quality-manager/


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Ubuntu pretty much will help you do all you need if you have successfully created a USB Bootable Ubuntu, and then changed the boot priority to boot from External/USB from the boot screen. Follow these instruction to create the bootable USB: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows Here you can find the instruction on how to ...



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