[mythtv-users] hulu (flash) on ION

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 18:52:13 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Cool Frood <aaranya+mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 1:33 PM, j2u4 j2u4 <j2u44u at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've heard that FEs like the Zotac ION are probably underpowered for running
>> flash content, especially content from the likes of Hulu at anything but the
>> lowest resolutions.
>> But I came across this
>> today: http://www.zotac.com/index.php?option=com_myblog&show=new-adobe-flash-player-101-beta.html&Itemid=100013&lang=en
>> Can anyone with an ION-based nettop confirm the flash 10.1 beta makes HD
>> Hulu watchable on their system? Has anyone tried 10.1 on Linux.
>> Hope this isn't off-topic. The n330 is so attractive to me right now as a
>> myth frontend, but I need it to be able to do hulu too.
>> Thanks,
>> J2
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> I put together an N330-based machine recently, running Ubuntu 9.10
> with Flash 10.0 (not the new 10.1 beta).  I can confirm that the Hulu
> desktop does not work well at all.  However, if I run Hulu via Boxee,
> it runs very well, even for HD content, though I think it is
> downsampled.  I haven't been able to get the new Flash working yet,
> because I'm running 64-bit Linux and the new Flash beta is 32-bit
> only.  I'll let you know if I manage to get the new beta running.  If
> you have instructions for getting the new Flash beta working on a
> 64-bit system, I'll be willing to try it out.

Again, no version of Flash for Linux, Beta or not, is hardware accelerated.


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