I’m not sure if at this point I’ve shared that I’ve made a move to Ubuntu, and I’ll admit it’s been alright so far. But, I still keep running into grandma-can’t-fix-that issues. The one I had this week was video issies with the speed of YouTube videos hiking up to 3-4 times the normal speed. Super annoying!
But, I was able to find a fix, here’s what I did:
Note: I am still having problems with this from time to time. This helps, but still creeps up!
It turns out the Chrome uses a built-in Flash plugin and another one, the one you probably have installed in Ubuntu. So, what you have to do is disable the built-in plugin to get things to work right.
Just browse to chrome://plugins/ and click Details on the right. From there, you’ll see two Flash files being used. Disable the one that is
And then, when you’ve fixed it, test it out on one of my favorite videos!