ProxFree YouTube videos do not play

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scott092707
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ProxFree YouTube videos do not play

Post by scott092707 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:25 pm

When attempting to play a YouTube video from ProxFree, the video does not play.

I have been able to use this site for a long time, but it now does not work.
I was using SJ 20.0.5.0 until today, and hoped that 21.0.5.0 would solve the problem,
but it is still there.

Example web page:
https://nl.proxfree.com/permalink.php?u ... D%3D&bit=1

(MY - that was large...!)

When I tell SJ to relload the page, the following 4 lines are displayed in the terminal (from which I always start SJ):

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[1:14:1209/210338.089824:ERROR:render_media_log.cc(30)] MediaEvent: MEDIA_ERROR_LOG_ENTRY {"error":"FFmpegDemuxer: open context failed"}
[1:1:1209/210338.090122:ERROR:render_media_log.cc(30)] MediaEvent: PIPELINE_ERROR DEMUXER_ERROR_COULD_NOT_OPEN
[1:14:1209/210338.430043:ERROR:render_media_log.cc(30)] MediaEvent: MEDIA_ERROR_LOG_ENTRY {"error":"FFmpegDemuxer: open context failed"}
[1:1:1209/210338.430333:ERROR:render_media_log.cc(30)] MediaEvent: PIPELINE_ERROR DEMUXER_ERROR_COULD_NOT_OPEN
[If I reload again, the same 4 lines come up, except for the numbers that precede ":ERROR:" which I am guessing are an indication of what time the event occurred...]

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scott@scott-Asus-M2N68-AM-PLUS:~$ uname -a
Linux scott-Asus-M2N68-AM-PLUS 4.13.0-46-generic #51-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 12 12:36:29 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
scott@scott-Asus-M2N68-AM-PLUS:~$ lsb_release -dsc
Ubuntu 17.10
artful
scott@scott-Asus-M2N68-AM-PLUS:~$ echo $DESKTOP_SESSION
QLubuntu

scott@scott-Asus-M2N68-AM-PLUS:~$ apt-cache policy slimjet
slimjet:
  Installed: 21.0.5.0
  Candidate: 21.0.5.0
  Version table:
 *** 21.0.5.0 100
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

sleeper10
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Re: ProxFree YouTube videos do not play

Post by sleeper10 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:59 pm

Just to confirm, that site crashes Slimjet for me on Linux Mint 18.

scott092707
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Re: ProxFree YouTube videos do not play

Post by scott092707 » Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:53 pm

As of SlimJet version 24.0.5.0 (based on Chromium 76.0.3809.87) (Official Build) (64-bit)

I still cannot play videos on this site, and still get the following lines for each attempt to 'Play":

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[922:1001:1114/204517.021313:ERROR:render_media_log.cc(27)] MediaEvent: MEDIA_ERROR_LOG_ENTRY {"error":"FFmpegDemuxer: open context failed"}
[922:922:1114/204517.024388:ERROR:render_media_log.cc(27)] MediaEvent: PIPELINE_ERROR DEMUXER_ERROR_COULD_NOT_OPEN
[922:1001:1114/204517.575906:ERROR:render_media_log.cc(27)] MediaEvent: MEDIA_ERROR_LOG_ENTRY {"error":"FFmpegDemuxer: open context failed"}
[922:922:1114/204517.581730:ERROR:render_media_log.cc(27)] MediaEvent: PIPELINE_ERROR DEMUXER_ERROR_COULD_NOT_OPEN
Example web page:
https://de.proxfree.com/permalink.php?u ... D%3D&bit=1

sleeper10
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Re: ProxFree YouTube videos do not play

Post by sleeper10 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:01 am

I tried it on Chromium & Firefox, both give a notice: Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead. So, it's the website, not a Slimjet issue.

scott092707
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Re: ProxFree YouTube videos do not play

Post by scott092707 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:51 pm

> Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead. So, it's the website, not a Slimjet issue.
No.

I get a different error, which is based on location:

"Sorry for the interruption. We have been receiving a large volume of requests from your network.

To continue with your YouTube experience, please fill out the form below."
There is a Submit button (but no form), which does nothing.

However...

If I change the "IP Address Location" (was "United States (Austin, TX) Fastest") to
"France (Roubaix) 187,2 ms.", then the normal page appears, and there is an image in the playback window.
However, it doesn't autoplay, pressing Play has no effect, and the above 4 error messages have appeared
in the terminal (which I always use to invoce SJ).

If I refresh the page, it goes back to TX and the previous message.
If I then re-select France, it then re-displays the page, doesn't play, and I have an additional 4 lines printed
in the terminal.

sleeper10
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Re: ProxFree YouTube videos do not play

Post by sleeper10 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:06 pm

Try a different browser and see what you get. All I get is the security warning & I don't proceed beyond that.

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