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YouTube - Not Functional

EvilNemesisEvilNemesis Posts: 28Members
Hi Everyone,

I'm a bit new to Plex but a long time fan of XBMC. I installed Plex 0.8.5 in early March and have been playing around with the various components. Here's my issue:

YouTube plugin worked for me the first week I loaded Plex. Now for some reason I get the following error on EVERY video:

Error
Could not read from input stream

I've tried uninstalling / re-installing / updating the plugin and so far it hasn't fixed the issue. I can however browse through the numerous videos available on the site. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Sorry if this topic has already been discussed... I searched the plugins forum and didn't see anything relative to this issue.

Thanks!

Comments

  • EvilNemesisEvilNemesis Posts: 28Members
    No worries - I think I fixed the problem. I installed Plex on my other Mac and noticed YouTube worked fine. I did a full uninstall of Plex and re-install. Now it's working properly.
  • EvilNemesisEvilNemesis Posts: 28Members
    Update to an update... Turns out after installing the YouTube plugin there is an update pending immediately. The update BREAKS the plugin and causes the error reported above. Simple fix is to not install the update.

    Anyone know if there is a way to turn off automatic updates for applications?
  • snowtiressnowtires Posts: 169Members ✭✭
    I'm having the same problem, it started a couple of days ago. I can't watch any Youtube videos in Plex, I get the same error message.
  • cop41cop41 Posts: 2Members
    Hi guys,

    I have recently installed Plex on my Mac mini, and am using it as a media centre with my LCD TV. Loving the UI and everything so far!

    Have installed the Youtube plugin, but recently after an update I am getting the following error when I attempt to watch a video ...

    "Error
    Could not read from input stream"

    Your help would be gratefully appreciated..

    PS > Keep up the good work!
  • sander1sander1 Channel Developer/Admin Posts: 3,289Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Ninja
    I've noticed this too for some plugins using YouTube videos and I found what's causing the problem. I'll look into this today and come up with a fix!
  • vampireanarchy89vampireanarchy89 Posts: 84Members
    edited July 2010
    same Same thing hapens happens to me.
  • snowtiressnowtires Posts: 169Members ✭✭
    how's that fix coming?
  • sander1sander1 Channel Developer/Admin Posts: 3,289Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Ninja
    edited April 2010
    snowtires wrote on 09 April 2010 - 01:33 PM:

    how's that fix coming?

    Another plugin dev already took care of it. New version is available in the App Store (at least the version I just installed worked perfect).
  • sporkmesporkme Posts: 82Members
    sander1 wrote on 11 April 2010 - 09:21 PM:

    Another plugin dev already took care of it. New version is available in the App Store (at least the version I just installed worked perfect).


    Still getting the "can't read from input stream" error here. Ran the updater in app store, quit and restarted plex, same deal.
  • gmackenzgmackenz Posts: 89Members, Plex Pass
    sporkme wrote on 11 April 2010 - 09:55 PM:

    Still getting the "can't read from input stream" error here. Ran the updater in app store, quit and restarted plex, same deal.


    Yup, still getting the same error on selecting videos to play. I've uninstalled completely, reinstalled, updated, restarted media server, no joy. Forced to watch to watch YouTube on Boxee (or my iPad).
  • snowtiressnowtires Posts: 169Members ✭✭
    It worked for about a day and now it's not working again.
  • sander1sander1 Channel Developer/Admin Posts: 3,289Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Ninja
    edited April 2010
    We just pushed another update to the store which has an extra check in it to grab the right video path. Hopefully this will solve the problem!
  • niels Schefferniels Scheffer Posts: 2Members
    sander1 wrote on 13 April 2010 - 05:26 PM:

    We just pushed another update to the store which has an extra check in it to grab the right video path. Hopefully this will solve the problem!

    It sure does!
    Thanks a lot!
  • soetartsoetart Posts: 59Members ✭✭
    sander1 wrote on 13 April 2010 - 12:26 PM:

    We just pushed another update to the store which has an extra check in it to grab the right video path. Hopefully this will solve the problem!


    Unfortunately I'm still getting the "Could not read from input stream" error. I am running Plex on OS X 10.5.8 on a white Macbook. The PBS plugin author had a similar problem and traced it back to a bug that only affected Leopard users. Perhaps this could be the case here?

    Here is the log from my attempt to play the iPad "Will it Blend" video:

    17:23:34.388575: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Plugin initialized
    17:23:34.388981: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Debugging is enabled
    17:23:34.389292: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Loaded default preferences
    17:23:34.394555: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Loaded en strings
    17:23:34.394952: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Couldn't find en-us strings
    17:23:34.706757: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Loaded cookie jar
    17:23:35.074010: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Imported plugin module
    17:23:35.074201: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Attempting to start the plugin...
    17:23:35.077746: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Adding request handler for prefix '/video/youtube'
    17:23:35.077985: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Adding view group 'InfoList'
    17:23:35.078255: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Adding view group 'List'
    17:23:35.078456: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Plugin started
    17:23:35.078551: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Entering run loop
    17:23:35.079389: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /:/prefixes
    17:23:35.079930: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Exposed resource named 'icon-default.png' as 'image/png'
    17:23:35.089493: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Exposed resource named 'art-default.png' as 'image/png'
    17:23:35.089846: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK
    17:23:39.453487: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /video/youtube
    17:23:39.454211: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Exposed resource named 'search.png' as 'image/png'
    17:23:39.486663: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK
    17:23:41.416547: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /video/youtube/this_month||This%20Month
    17:23:41.417406: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK
    17:23:44.014666: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /video/youtube/this_month||This%20Month/feed^YOUTUBE_STANDARD_MOST_VIEWED_URI^this_month||Most%20Viewed
    17:23:47.317605: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK
    17:23:50.624504: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /video/youtube/play^aHR0cDovL3d3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbS93YXRjaD92PWxBbDI4ZDZ0YmtvJmZlYXR1cmU9eW91dHViZV9nZGF0YQ==
    17:23:51.428959: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : image
    17:23:51.435418: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : vjVQa1PpcFNGcH4VcDwUljTpwo8qUX3coWUm-p5G-_A%3D
    17:23:51.470040: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK
    17:24:03.503963: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Plugin stopped

    FYI,
    Bill
  • sander1sander1 Channel Developer/Admin Posts: 3,289Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Ninja
    edited April 2010
    Hey Bill!
    I've checked out stuff and helped testing the PBS plugin, but it's a completely different issue with the YouTube plugin. Thanks to the part of the log file you posted I could immediately see what the problem is. I made some changes and an updated (again, sorry :P) version will be in the App Store shortly.

    P.S.: I'm working on a completely new version of the YouTube plugin which will also include the option to access your account (favorites, playlists, etc), but it's going to take a while before it's finished.
  • soetartsoetart Posts: 59Members ✭✭
    sander1 wrote on 14 April 2010 - 07:13 PM:

    Hey Bill!
    I've checked out stuff and helped testing the PBS plugin, but it's a completely different issue with the YouTube plugin. Thanks to the part of the log file you posted I could immediately see what the problem is. I made some changes and an updated (again, sorry :P) version will be in the App Store shortly.

    P.S.: I'm working on a completely new version of the YouTube plugin which will also include the option to access your account (favorites, playlists, etc), but it's going to take a while before it's finished.


    Assuming the new version made it to the App Store (there was an update waiting for me), I still managed to get the same error after doing a clean reinstall (delete and remove data followed by an install). Here is the log of the results, again same iPad video from most watched this month section.

    21:35:04.801341: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /video/youtube
    21:35:04.802436: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Exposed resource named 'search.png' as 'image/png'
    21:35:04.840747: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK
    21:35:06.780016: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /video/youtube/this_month||This%20Month
    21:35:06.780837: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK
    21:35:08.004290: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /video/youtube/this_month||This%20Month/feed^YOUTUBE_STANDARD_MOST_VIEWED_URI^this_month||Most%20Viewed
    21:35:10.801439: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK
    21:35:12.747369: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /video/youtube/play^aHR0cDovL3d3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbS93YXRjaD92PWxBbDI4ZDZ0YmtvJmZlYXR1cmU9eW91dHViZV9nZGF0YQ==
    21:35:15.654693: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : image
    21:35:15.659250: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : vjVQa1PpcFO7UnMd8A14gtQElKQjC9qy8T5SbpwQaV4%3D
    21:35:15.690912: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK

    Keep up the good work! Looking forward to the new plugin!
    Bill
  • soetartsoetart Posts: 59Members ✭✭
    soetart wrote on 14 April 2010 - 09:39 PM:

    Assuming the new version made it to the App Store (there was an update waiting for me), I still managed to get the same error after doing a clean reinstall (delete and remove data followed by an install). Here is the log of the results, again same iPad video from most watched this month section.

    21:35:04.801341: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /video/youtube
    21:35:04.802436: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Exposed resource named 'search.png' as 'image/png'
    21:35:04.840747: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK
    21:35:06.780016: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /video/youtube/this_month||This%20Month
    21:35:06.780837: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK
    21:35:08.004290: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /video/youtube/this_month||This%20Month/feed^YOUTUBE_STANDARD_MOST_VIEWED_URI^this_month||Most%20Viewed
    21:35:10.801439: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK
    21:35:12.747369: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Handling request : /video/youtube/play^aHR0cDovL3d3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbS93YXRjaD92PWxBbDI4ZDZ0YmtvJmZlYXR1cmU9eW91dHViZV9nZGF0YQ==
    21:35:15.654693: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : image
    21:35:15.659250: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : vjVQa1PpcFO7UnMd8A14gtQElKQjC9qy8T5SbpwQaV4%3D
    21:35:15.690912: com.plexapp.plugins.youtube : (Framework) Response OK

    Keep up the good work! Looking forward to the new plugin!
    Bill


    CORRECTION! This video did not work using a Web browser either. There is apparently a problem with video. Playing another video through the plex plugin worked fine.

    Move along, nothing to see here! ;-)
    Bill
  • sander1sander1 Channel Developer/Admin Posts: 3,289Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Ninja
    soetart wrote on 16 April 2010 - 02:54 AM:

    CORRECTION! This video did not work using a Web browser either. There is apparently a problem with video. Playing another video through the plex plugin worked fine.

    Move along, nothing to see here! ;-)
    Bill


    Pfew ;) Thanks for your post, Bill. I was looking at your log file and couldn't figure out why it wouldn't work (as all the info from the log file is correct). I'm glad it's all working again!
  • ErikVelandErikVeland Posts: 142Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass
    Is it just me or is search not working? I type in something, hit Done and nothing happens. Not even an error message.
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