freebsd at meijome.net
Mon Jul 2 07:10:04 UTC 2007
On Mon, 2 Jul 2007 16:47:05 +1000
Norberto Meijome <freebsd at meijome.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Jul 2007 22:21:14 -0400 (EDT)
> "kalin mintchev" <kalin at el.net> wrote:
> > can you use that flash7 to watch videos on the new cnn site and youtube?
> Sorry, forgot to answer this. Yes, with linux-firefox, linux-flashplugin7 and linux-pluginwrapper (and possibly other dependencies?), youtube and video.googoel were working fine - i dont like cnn so i cant tell. ... though I can't tell if they decided to start blocking based on version (that is usually the problem, it was working great).
OK, some more info, and I'll stop bombarding the list.
I uninstalled www/linux-flashplugin9 and reinstall www/linux-flashplugin7
installed the plugin as root with
nspluginwrapper -i /usr/local/lib/npapi/linux-flashplugin/libflashplayer.so
Checked video.google.com, works OK (the usual slight video / sound async) : http://video.google.com.au/videoplay?docid=2241387385572734828
Youtube works great (well, 'as designed' <G>) too .
CNN doesn't work because they want me to have flash => 8 . Other than that, it seems fine.
I'm sticking to flash7 for now, running on native ffox - it means some fewer ports, less duplication, and Java 1.5 in the browser, from the Diablo project...
/me happy :)
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