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When visiting www.bbc.co.uk from a 64-bit ubuntu 9.04 (jaunty) laptop, the following odd symptoms were observed:
againBBC TV programmes with iPlayer works.
againto BBC radio programmes gives the error:
This content doesn't seem to be working. Please try later
Very obscurely, the solution wasn't to reinstall iPlayer nor Adobe AIR, but
sudo aptitude install lib32nss-mdnsSometimes the various attempts at getting iPlayer working leave a broken encrypted local storage directory behind leading to hangs and/or interesting files in /tmp/airCrashLogs. A new hopefully working directory is recreated after
rm -rf ~/.appdata/Adobe/AIR/ELSPatrick Welche, Inference Group, Cavendish Laboratory.