Linked by Howard Fosdick on Wed 4th Aug 2010 18:19 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems In previous OSNews articles I've claimed that discarded computers up to ten years old can be refurbished and made useful to someone. They shouldn't be discarded. They should be refurbished -- fixed up and reused -- rather than recycled -- destroyed and separated into their constituent materials. So how does one do this? In this and several subsequent articles, I'll describe how to revitalize older computers.
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RE[4]: Comment by mrAmiga500
by mrAmiga500 on Fri 6th Aug 2010 16:03 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by mrAmiga500"
mrAmiga500
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2009-03-20

Is it Flash working for you?


Embedded Flash doesn't work, but with addons like VideoDownloadHelper, it was possible to download YouTube videos (flv or mp4 format) and view them in VLC without problems. (don't know why it couldn't help with embedded videos in other pages... not a very helpful "helper")

Unfortunately, just a couple weeks ago, YouTube made some changes and now that doesn't work properly.

"Progress" is constantly screwing the user of older computers.

Edited 2010-08-06 16:04 UTC

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