imoore at picknowl.com.au
Sun Jan 30 23:12:56 PST 2005
I forgot to check this was forwarded to the list too!
On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 17:30, Ian Moore wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 02:22, you wrote:
> > On Sunday 30 January 2005 05:40 am, you wrote:
> > > Are you using the native firefox or the linux version? I would suggest
> > > you use the native version (and mybe remove any linux versions you have
> > > installed to avoid any confusion).
> > >
> > > If you have the native one, have you installed the linuxpluginwrapper
> > > port?
> > >
> > > If you have done all that, it should now just be a matter of installing
> > > - acroread
> > > - linux-flashplugin
> > > - linux-realplayer
> > After sending the email, I kept working on it and discovered the info
> > from linuxpluginwrapper about libmap.conf.
> > Using /etc/libmap.conf, I can run native mozilla and native firefox from
> > a command line and get no messages about missing libraries.
> > I have the following ports:
> > mozilla-1.7.5_1,2
> > firefox-1.0_7,1
> > firefox-remote-20040803
> > linux-flashplugin-6.0r79_2
> > linuxpluginwrapper-20050119
> > linux-realplayer-10.0.2_1
> > acroread-5.10_1
> > I removed flashplugin-firefox because it only supports really old flash
> > version. The linux-flashplugin correctly displayed flash on
> > http://www.t-zones.co.uk/newsexpress for example.
> > I don't know if linux-realplayer is actually found by mozilla or firefox
> > because about:plugins says:
> > Helix DNA Plugin: RealPlayer G2 Plug-In Compatible
> > File name: nphelix.so
> > Helix DNA Plugin: RealPlayer G2 Plug-In Compatible version 0.4.0.404
> > built with gcc 3.2.0 on Dec 14 2004
> > If that's player 10, it won't play anything I've found goint to real
> > player's home page.
> Yes, Helix is the open source developer for realplayer
> Try the sample real audio files at
> They work on my system. Does realplayer open when you click on a streaming
> audio link, or do you just get a "missing plugin" type of message? If
> realplayer opens, then the plugin part works, even if realplayer can't play
> a particular file or stream.
> > When I try to open a pdf with firefox, it launches acrobat, but it
> > freezes "Initializing ewh.api". This pdf is in my home directory and is a
> > version 1.2 pdf. No error is displayed on the console.
> > When I try to open that same pdf with mozilla, I get:
> > /usr/local/Acrobat5/Reader/intellinux/bin/acroread: error while loading
> > shared libraries: /usr/local/lib/libartsdsp.so.0: ELF file OS ABI invalid
> Acrobat Reader works fine on my 5.3 system. I gather from your other posts
> that you can open your pdf in acrobat directly. All I can suggest with this
> one is to try another file, but I don't expect it would be any different.
> Admittedly I only use firefox when Konqueror can't open a web page properly
> & it uses kpdf or something to open pdfs.
> BTW, I actually have /usr/ports/www/plugger installed too - forgot to
> mention that one. It allows firefox to open access all sorts of file types.
> And you can test them at http://fredrik.hubbe.net/plugger/test.html
> That may solve some of your current problems (or it might just muddy the
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