I can not surf on Flash powered sites.

Eric Schuele e.schuele at computer.org
Fri Mar 4 02:24:04 GMT 2005


Scott Robbins wrote:
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> On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 04:45:41PM -0600, Eric Schuele wrote:
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>>Scott Robbins wrote:
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>>>>When you say 'use linuxpluginwrapper'.... do you mean *in addition* to 
>>>>flashplugin-firefox?  Or linuxpluginwrapper with another flash port such 
>>>>as linux-flashplugin*?
>>>
>>>
>>>I mean only the linuxpluginwrapper.  I don't install flash (the port
>>>does install it as a dependency however).
>>
>>Just so I understand...
>>
>>You install this in conjunction with the www/firefox not the 
>>www/linux-firefox?
> 
> 
> Heh, yes.  Ok, let me be sure I'm clear in my explanation. 
> 
> As this is the STABLE list, it might be redundant to mention that this
> is all on what was 5.3 and is now 5.4-PRERELEASE
> 
> I install native firefox and native java, jdk14  (which requires, 
> during the build, the linux-sun-jdk14 though that can be deleted
> afterwards.)
> 
> If I then install /usr/ports/www/linuxpluginwrapper, it installs the
> linux-flash plugin, linux_base-8, linux-realplayer and some other linux
> things.  
> 
> After that, if one looks in
> /usr/local/share/examples/linuxpluginwrapper, one sees libmap.conf files
> for FreeBSD4.x, FreeBSD5-current and FreeBSD5-stable.  If one copies the
> suggested lines to /etc/libmap.conf, flash and realplayer will work, as
> well as pdf's opening with acroread.  
> 
> Java is a separate issue--if one installs java before installing
> firefox, firefox finds it on its own.  If you install java after
> installing firefox then you often have to create a symlink.
> 
> 

Thank you for taking the time to clarify.

> 
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> Scott Robbins
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Regards,
Eric


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