Flash is annoying. Specially in Linux where it goes bat crazy at times and starts gobbling up your CPU. That’s one of the reasons why I really think HTML 5 Video tag is the way forward.
YouTube has had an HTML5 beta for quite some time. Unfortunately, I don’t like viewing videos on the YouTube player. I like the feel of my favorite media player - VLC. The great thing about the Flash videos was that they used to be cached in /tmp/Fl*. And then, Adobe changed their Flash cache directory.
Fortunately, I found this script somewhere -
After switching to the HTML 5 Beta, I needed a new script.