Getting flash working with Firefox
v.velox at vvelox.net
Wed Dec 22 08:00:22 PST 2004
On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 00:42:49 -0800
Clint Olsen <clint at 0lsen.net> wrote:
> I was on a website on Edmunds.com saying that I needed flash version
> 7 in order for this chunk to work. So, I screwed around with the
> linux flash plugin, but attempting to make this work (linking all
> the dependent libraries required by the linux libflashplayer.so) in
> the plugins directory resulted in a bus error.
> So, then I decided to try the firefox flash plugin. The Edumunds
> site didn't seem to recognize this plugin since it still said I
> needed version 7.
> The website:
> 1) How do I make this work? Should I even be attempting to use the
> flash plugin?
> 2) Where is this documented? I didn't see anything in the port. I
> had to
> cruise all over the web just to find out where to copy the linux
> flash plugin etc in order to find out it doesn't work anyway.
The native version of firefox needs a linux wrapper, if you are going
to be using a linux plugin with it. Check out linuxpluginwrapper under
the www directory. If I recall correctly, it does not handle flash 7
well yet, so you may be better off with linux-opera.
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