Flash videos in Firefox on Ubuntu with AMD64

Video Games | EpicBattleCry | Skirmish 50 XBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii I have for some time had problems with flash videos in Firefox on my AMD64 Ubuntu machine. I normally use the computer for work so it has not really been that much of a problem. However, I hate not being […]

Playing Youtube videos in Movie Player on Ubuntu 9.04

Apparently there is a bug in the Movie Player Youtube-plugin, distributed with Ubuntu 9.04.This bug gives you a message saying Could not open location; you might not have permission to open the file, when you try to open a Youtube video. Fixing it was rather easy. Have a look at the solution provided by M.Srinivasaverman […]

How to speed up very slow Firefox-browsing on Ubuntu

Lately, probably after running some Firefox upgrade on my Ubuntu (9.04) machine, surfing has been very slow. Firefox has used a lot of resources and it has taken a very long time to open pages. Luckily, by disabling IPv6 it was quite easy to speed it up. The steps below should do the trick (thanks […]

Vuze on Ubuntu after removing openjdk

I recently removed openjdk to get my BankID working. A change often has consequences and I did not have to wait long. For some reason I do not bother to dive into, openjdk is hard coded into Vuze as its preferred Java implementation on Ubuntu. When I removed openjdk, Vuze would of course not start. […]