FreeBSD as a Desktop Article
gabor.kovesdan at t-hosting.hu
Thu Jan 5 06:29:40 PST 2006
Nikolas Britton wrote:
>On 1/4/06, James Cornell <speedydemon at shadowdev.org> wrote:
>>Hello. Long time FreeBSD user, new to the advocacy mailing list. I've
>>written a nice article about desktop adoption elaborating on 4 solutions
>>which need work on FreeBSD. (Java, Flash, Real, Acrobat)
>>This is an advocacy article, explaining that these titles are available,
>>but require some degree of effort. All other needs are taken care of with
>>FreeBSD via ports.
>I just read it... What are we going to do about it? Personally I'm
>tired of sun java and I think I'm going to start weekly builds of java
>1.5 for public download.... and don't get me started with Flash, I
>can't even get that thing to install/working correctly, when it did
>work it enjoyed crashing Firefox all the time... Has anyone tried some
>type of petition to get a native version?
>never mind, I just made one so go sign it!!!
I've signed it and posted it to a Hungarian open-source community, but I
think it would be nice if somebody from the doc team can add it to the
news on the website, so I cc'd freebsd-doc@, I hope this helps geting
Adobe to release a working Flash for FreeBSD.
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