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YouTube comments not loading

Post by pagal » 2019-08-06, 09:11

Few days ago, after upgrading to the version 28.6.2 on Debian 9, I cann't see any comments on Youtube, just a ring rotates on and on.

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Re: YouTube comments not loading

Post by Moonchild » 2019-08-06, 09:53

There is no version 28.6.2. Did you get a legitimate update?
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Re: YouTube comments not loading

Post by coffeebreak » 2019-08-06, 13:07

pagal wrote:
2019-08-06, 09:11
just a ring rotates on and on.
You might check your cookie settings. Not accepting YouTube's cookies will produce that.

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Re: YouTube comments not loading

Post by RJARRRPCGP » 2019-08-06, 17:40

I suspect a script blocker. Using NoScript? That's no longer supported.

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Re: YouTube comments not loading

Post by coffeebreak » 2019-08-06, 19:19

RJARRRPCGP wrote:
2019-08-06, 17:40
script blocker
I thought of that too, and before posting earlier I tested blocking, singly and together, sites that tried to connect.
Comments loaded fine even with requests blocked from, basically, everywhere but YouTube: google.com; googlevideo.com; gstatic.com; ggpht.com; ytimg.com.

Blocking YouTube itself makes style sheets not load, which is fairly dramatic (comments would be the least of concerns).
So in this case it may not be down to a script blocker.

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Re: YouTube comments not loading

Post by stevepusser » 2019-08-06, 22:46

Did you install 28.6.2(?) from a repository, or get it from Pale Moon itself?
Have you tried running PM in safe mode and seeing if the comments are still blocked?

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Re: YouTube comments not loading

Post by pagal » 2019-08-11, 07:10

I found out the reason. It happened, that my motherboard time had changed to the wrong, so the problem was not with the browser :)

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Re: YouTube comments not loading

Post by Moonchild » 2019-08-11, 10:56

I suggest you set up synchronization with e.g. pool.ntp.org to keep your time accurate so https connections don't break.
https://www.pool.ntp.org/en/use.html
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Re: YouTube comments not loading

Post by stevepusser » 2019-08-14, 21:41

You know, a lot of people would consider not seeing those YouTube comments a feature, not a bug. ;)

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