Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by Tomaso » 2020-03-17, 13:26

Octopuss wrote:
2020-03-17, 13:04
Still doesn't work here. What filter are we talking about? Oh and I use Ublock Origin, not Legacy (whatever that is).

The IE11 override does though.
If you're using an old uBO version, you need to upgrade to uBO Legacy.
This fork contains a built-in syntax converter, which automatically converts non-compatible rules (used in newer uBO versions) into compatible ones.
The Pornhub fix is one of the rules that needs to be converted!

Since you're using an old uBO version, the breaking rule wouldn't have been converted into a working one for you either.
That's why a simple UA override fixed the issue, at your end.

To properly avoid the issue, while correctly applying various filter rules, you really need to upgrade to uBO Legacy:
https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock-for-f ... /releases/
..and use this UA override for Pornhub:

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Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:60.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/60.0

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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by Ziko577 » 2020-03-18, 01:03

Everything's A-OK now! All I did was disable the list for a sec and then it sent me an update to the latest version and I re-enabled the list after the update. I didn't have to mess with the UA again. On Pale Moon, the current version is 1.16.4.20 as of today on the legacy build as we all know we can't use the web extensions due to non-support.

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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by AntonelaG » 2020-03-19, 00:23

I finally got a moment to do some testing for pornhub and I have say is visible in this web browser

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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by illiad » 2020-03-22, 12:32

user88818: **I wish** - I think the reason IE works, is it is SO full of holes, just to stop a support nightmare, and let thru a lot of people's strange beginner code..

It depends If you want to suffer the awful interface... I would be dubious about security too..

Back in the 90's people were happy with basic websites, that could be easily made using just a text editor!! but then came the drive for fancy flashy things and stuff that could not be done by 'normal' stuff.. and gogle invented all new code to do it with... todays websites just go blank if script is turned off!!!

I think it may be worth using different things for what you want, eg if you have a heavy job, that means going across a field to pick up stuff, you know a normal car will not do it!!

and you need to dash down the road for an emergency, you have your average very reliable car..

for playtime of course you would have a flashy sports car!!

I am sure you must see the similarity with web browsers.... one is good, easy to use, and the other will do all the crazy stuff, without problems...
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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by gepus » 2020-03-22, 13:42

Off-topic:
Hei mods!
How about the idea to create a new subforum labeled BS.
Than at least, all appropriate posts could be moved there.

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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by Moonchild » 2020-03-22, 14:56

Can we stay on-topic, please?

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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by groundhog2 » 2020-03-25, 01:20

Tomaso wrote:
2020-03-17, 13:26
Octopuss wrote:
2020-03-17, 13:04
Still doesn't work here. What filter are we talking about? Oh and I use Ublock Origin, not Legacy (whatever that is).

The IE11 override does though.
If you're using an old uBO version, you need to upgrade to uBO Legacy.
This fork contains a built-in syntax converter, which automatically converts non-compatible rules (used in newer uBO versions) into compatible ones.
The Pornhub fix is one of the rules that needs to be converted!

Since you're using an old uBO version, the breaking rule wouldn't have been converted into a working one for you either.
That's why a simple UA override fixed the issue, at your end.

To properly avoid the issue, while correctly applying various filter rules, you really need to upgrade to uBO Legacy:
https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock-for-f ... /releases/
..and use this UA override for Pornhub:

Code: Select all

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:60.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/60.0
What's uBO Legacy exactly? I have uBlock Origin 1.16.4.20 and in the Add-On Manager it links to https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock-for-firefox-legacy So is this Legacy or not and what's the difference? One of the enabled filters is uBlock filters - Legacy and I just updated it. But trying various UA strings here doesn't make it work.

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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by therube » 2020-03-25, 11:36

What's uBO Legacy exactly? I have uBlock Origin 1.16.4.20
Simply two ways of saying the same thing.


What UA override are you using?

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Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:60.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/60.0 works
but (oddly)
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:68.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/68.0 does not

(Not to belittle things, but they now show Stayhome-hub & a 'Good thing you stocked up' with toilet paper roll icons ;-).)

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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2020-03-25, 14:00

Anything past Firefox/62 will get the Polymer v2 design which means Google WebComponents. Remember?
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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by groundhog2 » 2020-03-25, 18:43

Okay thanks, I just wasn't sure if I was running the latest version of uBlock but it appears I am!

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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by darksurfer1 » 2020-03-26, 16:02

I don't know if folk are still having trouble getting Pornhub videos to play but I found the perfect solution to my problem. I use an add-on called Random Agent Spoofer. What it does is lets a site think it's another browser, one that is compatible. I switched my user browser to resemble Firefox, etc. and bang, now my Pornhub videos play. :D

https://github.com/gitbugged/random-agent-spoofer

You can get the xpi file there. It worked for me. It should work for you.

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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by Octopuss » 2020-03-26, 17:20

Tomaso wrote:
2020-03-17, 13:26
Octopuss wrote:
2020-03-17, 13:04
Still doesn't work here. What filter are we talking about? Oh and I use Ublock Origin, not Legacy (whatever that is).

The IE11 override does though.
If you're using an old uBO version, you need to upgrade to uBO Legacy.
This fork contains a built-in syntax converter, which automatically converts non-compatible rules (used in newer uBO versions) into compatible ones.
The Pornhub fix is one of the rules that needs to be converted!

Since you're using an old uBO version, the breaking rule wouldn't have been converted into a working one for you either.
That's why a simple UA override fixed the issue, at your end.

To properly avoid the issue, while correctly applying various filter rules, you really need to upgrade to uBO Legacy:
https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock-for-f ... /releases/
..and use this UA override for Pornhub:

Code: Select all

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:60.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/60.0
Did you mean to say Ublock Origin? That's what I use.
edit: nevermind I guess, the UA override has changed itself or something from the IE one to the one posted here, and it just works now. No idea how, but it's fine.

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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by pmnoob » 2020-04-13, 21:10

Hey guys. I have the exact same problem - but I have no idea where to put those strings you posted. I googled UA override - no luck finding anything related to changing Pale Moon. I event went to Github, but have, again, absolutely no idea what to do with the files :( Can you please help me as to a Pale Moon noob? It would be greatly appreciated!
oh and I am not using any adblockers... no extensions, nothing.

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Re: Pornhub videos don't play anymore.

Post by adesh » 2020-04-14, 16:58

Off-topic:
Check here: How to create a new useragent override string in Pale Moon
Don't follow it verbatim, just look for the logical steps than need to be followed.

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