On Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 07:34:53AM -0500, Temlakos wrote:
After updating Firefox I got a message to "refresh" it--that is, remove all
add-ins. Foolishly I did so, thinking to reinstall them later using
But I have not been able to get Video Download Helper to work.
I followed their instructions to install a "companion application." That
means working in a terminal version (actually, Konsole; I'm working in KDE).
The messages I get all say the companion app is ready for use. But after
repeated shutdowns and restarts, VDH still will not download anything.
Did you look for alternatives that don't need companion apps? youtube-dl
works for me.
I see a security disaster comming if addons ask users to install companion
apps. Most of them may be legit but I am not keen to try out. Firefox byebye.
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