If sound is muted for YouTube videos in Chrome, you may need to Allow sound. In some cases, it may have been added to the list of blocked sites. In my case, sound didn’t work, but it was on neither list. I added it to the “Allowed” list (using [*].youtube.com, and it works.
As a result of this post, I’ve installed the Opera browser on my Ubuntu Linux machine (Feisty Fawn). I’ll post more on it later, but for now I am impressed with speed and ease of use. If it’s good enough, you may see an Opera button appear on the left sidebar.
I installed this rather useful extension on the Chrome browser on my laptop and quite stupidly forgot two things: With Chrome on multiple computers signed into the same account, the extension is added to all. Google Hangouts on Air uses this type of video. One can disable this extension by the page, but the extensions…
… so this review of the new Opera, especially for Linux, should be valuable.
I got this via e-mail alert from Barkly and thence to Bleeping Computer. Here’s the takeaway: What everyone should take away from this is that if you see a popup on a page stating that you need to download a Chrome Font Pack, you should immediately close the browser and not visit the site again….
Gizmag describes the new technology, making it possible for blind computer users to make much, much better use of computers.
… by creating an operating system based on their Chrome browser, which would be great for all of us, I think. Details here (MSNBC.com).