Bypassing “The content owner has not made this video available on mobile” error on YouTube

  • Select “Desktop” from the sidebar menu and the video should load

Youtube - Video not avalable for mobile YouTube - Sidebar Desktop Link

Youtube - Video now avalable for mobile

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Fixing the BruDirect “White Page of Nothingness” Problem

So previously I had written about “Fixing BruDirect’s Grey Container of Emptiness” but it seems that the workaround of decreasing the font size does not work any longer (doesn’t work in Chromium / Chrome). So the BruDirect problem now has slightly changed: fro grey container of emptiness to the white box of nothingness as shown below.

The Fix:

  • Install this user style I created http://userstyles.org/styles/43231?r=1295959046
  • You can install it in Chromium / Chrome by just clicking the link and installing as a user script (it can be later uninstalled from the Extensions page). Firefox users can use GreaseMonkey to install user scripts.
  • Alternatively you can use Stylish (Firefox extension, Chromium / Chrome extension). I had some problems with Stylish for Chrome. Chrome Stylist can be used for manually editing the fix.
  • For the advanced users who just want the CSS snippet to fix it, it is as follows:
    @-moz-document domain('brudirect.com') {
        #horiz-menu li, #horiz-menu li .link 
        { font-size: 11px; } 
    }
    

So after the fix is installed, Brudirect should work again

Fixing BruDirect’s Grey Container of Emptiness

If you have a problem with BruDirect website showing a grey box instead of showing the content, read on for have several workarounds/fixes

The problem:
Grey box instead of content as shown in the screenshot below:

Workaround (temporary fix that needs to be repeated)

  • For any browser (though doesn’t seem to work in Opera): Click the small “Decrease Font Size” button at the top of the screen

  • For Opera:
  • Shift + G to disable styles

Fix (once configured will be fixed even if browser/computer is restarted)

  • For Firefox:
    • Add a userContent.css in your profile/chrome directory
      • OS X: ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/[random 8 characters].default/chrome/
      • Windows: %appdata%MozillaFirefoxProfiles[random 8 characters].defaultchrome
      • Linux: ~/.mozilla/firefox/[random 8 characters].default/chrome
    • Add the following code into the file
    • @-moz-document domain(brudirect.com) {
      a.link span {
      font-size: 11px;
      }
      }
    • Restart Firefox and the menu bar text should be smaller and fit on a single line
  • For Opera:
    • Create a “brudirect.css” file
    • Add the following code into the file
      a.link span {
      font-size: 11px;
      }
    • Right click the page > Edit Site Preferences > Display Tab > My Style Sheet
    • Select the “brudirect.css” file that was created
    • Refresh the page