[kwlug-disc] Olympics and proprietary software
paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Thu Feb 18 00:04:30 EST 2010
On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 04:45:51PM -0500, Richard Weait wrote:
> Some are claiming success viewing the Olympics with
This works in Ubuntu Hardy Heron (which has Firefox 3.0.17, not 3.7 as
recommended on the wiki). Of course, in order to play the content I am
prompted to download some proprietary codec pack with a scary EULA.
Video quality isn't fantastic, but that could be because the computer
is not blazing fast.
It's a moot point anyways. I lost the Linux conversion some time ago.
Now I'll never get my toaster oven. But the discussion has been
helpful in understanding some of the issues around multimedia, so
I am grateful for that.
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