I am using Ubuntu 13.10. My Youtube isn't playing since three days. I upgraded the system. Re-installed Ubuntu restricted extras package. Still not working.

It's not working with any browser... I tried firefox, chrome.

  • Are you sure you installed the flash player plug-ins too? If you've not, use sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer to install.. – precise Aug 3 '14 at 4:25

Same thing happened with me a while ago with my ubuntu 14.04 gnome, and got no particular answer from the community.

What I did,

After successful installation of adobe-flashplugin package, when I looked for flash plugin(which is libflashplayer.so) in mozilla plugin directory (/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/) it wasn't there. So I copied the plugin from


which i don't know why was there instead of mozilla/plugins directory. So, I copied from this folder to /usr/lib/mozilla/plugin/ and it worked for me.

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