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Re: youtube in Web

From: Adonay Felipe Nogueira
Subject: Re: youtube in Web
Date: Fri, 12 May 2017 10:08:56 -0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

rekado gave us an important hint: to set the environment variables
properly. This and installing the GStreamer plugins mentioned should be

However, my experience tells me that it's better to visit YouTube with
GNU Icecat + NoScript + GreaseMonkey + ViewTube. You'll avoid running
non-free software that would otherwise be forced to you automatically
through JavaScript.

ViewTube supports getting videos that youtube-dl seems to be struggling
to get. Also, if I'm not mistaken there's a *possible* (not confirmed)
non-free software dependency in youtube-dl (and also mpv due to its
usage of youtube-dl), this was reported to the gnu-linux-libre mailing
list (the workgroup for free/libre system distributions, not the GNU
Linux-libre project), see

NOTE I do support/like and use GNU LibreJS for most other websites (I
even offer basic consulting and training on how to make pages according
to GNU LibreJS), but it seems that GNU LibreJS is currently blocking
GreaseMonkey userscripts (including ViewTube), this didn't seem to
happen in previous versions. I still didn't test the recent GNU IceCat
update, so I can't tell if the problem still exists.

- [[]]
- Palestrante e consultor sobre /software/ livre (não confundir com
- "WhatsApp"? Ele não é livre, por isso não uso. Iguais a ele prefiro
  GNU Ring, ou Tox. Quer outras formas de contato? Adicione o vCard
  que está no endereço acima aos teus contatos.
- Pretende me enviar arquivos .doc, .ppt, .cdr, ou .mp3? OK, eu
  aceito, mas não repasso. Entrego apenas em formatos favoráveis ao
  /software/ livre. Favor entrar em contato em caso de dúvida.

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