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Neither Speakeasy speed test nor Comcast Speed test work on Fedora 14

On 01/22/2011 10:53 AM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On 01/22/2011 10:24 AM, Matthew Gillen wrote:
>> On 01/22/2011 10:09 AM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
>>> Neither Speakeasy speed test nor Comcast Speed test work on Fedora 14
>>> I have made sure I have a good version of the Java plugin (1.6.0_21,
>>> Java 6 version 21 - the latest is 23) as well as Flash:10.2 d161
>>> Firefox 3.6.13-1.fc14
>>> Chrome 8.0.552.237
>>> With the Speakeasy Speed test, the locations do not show up, and with
>>> Comcast there is a blank window in the page. I tend to recall that both
>>> are flash based.
>> For at least the speakeasy one, if you right click in the blank window, then
>> select "play" from the context menu, then do that a few more times, it will
>> cycle through the steps, but it doesn't work right (ie reported speeds are
>> 0).  I chalk it up to flash brain-damage...
> Certainly :-).

Actually, now that I think about it, it might be from a flashblocker addon
for firefox.  That extension has some very odd effects on certain flash
sites.  You might try disabling that (supposing you have it) and try again...


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