Joined: 12 Aug 2003
Location: Silver City, NM
|Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 4:05 am Post subject: Amazon Streaming Video stopped working [Solved]
|It was working fine earlier today. I have hal-flash-0.2.0_rc1 and adobe-flash-126.96.36.1990 installed. In the Chrome browser the videos fail to start but there is no message. In Firefox I get the usual:
|Sorry we were unable to stream this video. This is
likely because your Flash Player needs to be updated.
[extraneous details deleted]
I'm wondering if Amazon moved the goal posts again and the cause of the breakage is on their end (again).
Edit: I called up Amazon support and they helped me fix the problem. I had previously cleared all my Amazon cookies but the step that got things working was to clear the Flash cache:
I do not know if deleting the cookies was necessary. So even though they don't officially support Linux, they helped me get it to work.
| rm -r ~/.adobe/Flash_Player/NativeCache/* |