Flash player for either Konqueror or Firefox?
karl at denninger.net
Wed Jul 4 01:22:20 UTC 2007
Hmmmm... what did you do to get that to work?
I have it working with Firefox with Flash7, but not 9. However,
Konqueror goes through the directories and finds nothing when I tell it
to search. Not sure what's wrong there... but it definitely doesn't work.
Karl Denninger (karl at denninger.net)
Dave Grochowski wrote:
> Konqueror should work with nspluginwrapper, since it will search all
> of Mozilla's and Firefox's plugin directories for plugins. Using
> nspluginwrapper, I have Flash 7 working with Konqueror under a
> relatively recent 6.2-STABLE. However, some Flash based sites don't
> work correctly, such as Toyota's site. For the most part, though, it
> works fine.
> Dave Grochowski
> Karl Denninger wrote:
>> I got Opera to work with Flash7; will go back at Firefox with the
>> wrapper program......
>> 9 doesn't work AT ALL - attempting to go to any page that has flash
>> content on it instantly blows up as soon as you navigate - even
>> trying to leave!
>> Too bad Konqueror won't work. That sucks; it would be awesome if it
>> did - one tool for all.
>> Karl Denninger (karl at denninger.net)
>> Scott Robbins wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 05:07:38PM -0500, Karl Denninger wrote:
>>>> Yeah, I've tried that and updated to Firefox 2 as well; if I try to
>>>> have the flashplayer (there isn't a FreeBSD one, I'm attempting to
>>>> use the Linux one) load it segfaults Firefox immediately.
>>>> Opera doesn't work either.
>>> Again, flash 7 or flash 9? As I said, at this point, flash 9 is quite
>>>> I think I'm stuck here; this is something that FreeBSD needs to get
>>>> resolved if its going to be a serious contender in the desktop
>>>> arena. I've got folks that would love to run this (and some Java
>>>> apps) but its just not getting it done.......
>>> I'm able to run both java and flash with firefox. (Although I can't
>>> linux-java working with linux-opera at this point.)
>>> Others have had more luck with linux-firefox, linux-flash and
>>> linux-java. It's true that these are harder to get working in FreeBSD
>>> than they are in Linux, and are actually a bit behind, but most folks
>>> manage to get one combo (or combination of combos) working in some
>>> way. For me, native firefox works with java, linux-flash 7,
>>> acroread, and the
>>> mplayer plugin. The linux-opera port works with acroread and flash.
>>> For native firefox, I installed it, linux-flash 7, and then
>>> nspluginwrapper. (I had acroread installed somewhere along the line.)
>>> I then just ran nspluginwrapper -a -v -i and it worked without problem
>>> (for me.)
>>> On the other hand, I've run into lots of posts on bsdforums where
>>> have your problems, some eventually solved, others apparently not. I
>>> realize that's not much help, but at least you know you're not alone.
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