Re: [dev] [wmii] Flash in fullscreen regularly freezes screen

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2011 12:39:37 -0400

On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 09:31:40AM -0700, Suraj Kurapati wrote:
>On Fri 05 Aug 2011 03:50:51 PM PDT, Daniel Kowalski wrote:
>> I usually download videos as MP4 files using 'MP4 Downloader'
>> addon for firebloat and play them offline.
>Adobe's flash player caches video streams in memory (and in the
>past: on disk), so you can play them directly from that cache:
># see
>lsof -p $(pgrep -f libflashplayer) | grep /tmp/Flash |
>awk '{print "/proc/" $2 "/fd/" $4}' | sed 's/[rwu]$//' |
>xargs mplayer -fs

That's only the case for HTTP streams. RTMP streams are never
written to disk. And there are quite a lot of cases where it
automatically unlinks the files, in any case. Even then, you
still need to let the non-fullscreen player buffer the things,
which kind of defeats the point.

Kris Maglione
It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you
will be when you can't help it.
	--Oscar Wilde
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