You may also struggle to watch much streaming video through the web browser, as the Pi's GPU is not licensed to accelerate Flash video playback.
I was unable to get any Flash video playback in Midori, which preventing me from watching any YouTube videos or Flash videos on other sites.
YouTube and an increasing number of video sites offer streams using HTML5, which may provide a way of watching streaming video in the Midori browser, although I was also unable to get this to work.
Nick Heath is chief reporter for TechRepublic. He writes about the technology that IT decision makers need to know about, and the latest happenings in the European tech scene.