[mythtv-users] hulu (flash) on ION

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 18:57:08 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 12:52 PM, Robert McNamara
<robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Linux users should register on the Adobe issue tracking site and vote
for this "Feature Request" to enable VDPAU support in the linux flash


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