Lack of Flash support is no longer acceptable. Bounty
David E. Thiel
lx at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jun 24 22:56:14 UTC 2008
On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 01:40:44PM -0600, Mark Carlson wrote:
> 0. Install wine ( emulators/wine )
> 1. Download firefox for windows (
> http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html )
> 2. Run: wine "Firefox Setup 3.0.exe"
> 3. Complete the installer
> 4. To run firefox you need to do something like: wine "C:/Program
> Files/Mozilla Firefox/firefox.exe" (I forget the exact path / command
> 5. Navigate to the adobe flash download page ( use goole or something
> ) and download the flash installer for windows.
> 6. When the download is complete, run it ( should be able to do this
> from the download manager in firefox )
> 7. Complete the flash installer ( this will require you to close
> firefox, so do that )
> 8. Start firefox again (see the wine firefox.exe command from above)
> 9. Create a script to start firefox under wine since the command is so ugly.
This works surprisingly well. One note - you may want to undefine
LC_CTYPE if you have it set to a non-standard value, as FF seems to
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