Getting flash working with Firefox
dantavious at comcast.net
Sun Dec 26 13:45:09 PST 2004
On Sunday 26 December 2004 02:12 pm, Ade Lovett wrote:
Did I miss why you are not using the linuxpluginwrapper. Talking about easy.
Installing this port and reading the pkg_message will get you up and running
very quickly. Just a suggestion.
> Clint Olsen wrote:
> > Not to sound ungrateful, but why does one have to do all this gobbledy
> > gook in order to get flash working?
> Because Macromedia haven't made a FreeBSD-native flash plugin.
> > After reading the port and this
> > stuff, I still don't know what in the heck to do.
> Then you probably shouldn't attempt this on the basis that you could
> very well hose your entire system as a result. Go yell at Macromedia
> for not providing a FreeBSD-native plugin.
> > I thought the point
> > of the ports system is to make this stuff easier not bake cookies.
> It is. It does. I don't know how much simpler things could get than
> 'pkg_add gnome2', for example.
> Dealing with cross-platform issues, however, requires a reasonable
> amount of effort.
> Sometimes even on the part of those that use the port or package.
> Of course, you could always help out by asking Macromedia to produce a
> FreeBSD-native plugin.
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