libmap.conf firefox flash

Beecher Rintoul akbeech at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 00:51:46 PDT 2005


On Wednesday 07 September 2005 10:06 pm, Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 09:49:10PM -0800, Beecher Rintoul wrote:
> > On Wednesday 07 September 2005 08:43 pm, Stefan 'Steve' Tell wrote:
> > > * Massimo Introvigne <massimo.introvigne at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Does anyone have a /etc/libmap.conf that will allow flash +
> > > > linuxpluginwrapper + firefox and FreeBSD 6.0 to work correctly?
> > >
> > > This works for me:
> > >
> > > ,----[ /etc/libmap.conf ]
> > >
> > > | [/usr/X11R6/lib/linux-flashplugin6/libflashplayer.so]
> > > | libpthread.so.0                 pluginwrapper/flash6.so
> > > | libdl.so.2                      pluginwrapper/flash6.so
> > > | libz.so.1                       libz.so.2
> > > | libstdc++-libc6.2-2.so.3        libstdc++.so.4
> > > | libm.so.6                       libm.so.3
> > > | libc.so.6                       pluginwrapper/flash6.so
> >
> > I'm also trying to get flash to work with firefox. flashpluginwrapper and
> > linux-flashplugin-7 installed. I tried the above libmap.conf and still
> > nothing. Can someone walk me through this? I must be missing something.
> >
> > Thanks,
>
> For multimedia, I have done the following and it works with no user
> intervention.
>
> Install native firefox.
> Install linuxpluginwrapper (not flashpluginwrapper).
>
> It will install acroread7, realplayer and flash6 if not installed.
>
> On 6.x and above, copy
> /usr/local/share/examples/linuxpluginwrapper/libmap.conf-FreeBSD5-current
> to /etc/libmap.conf
>
> I also install mplayer and mplayer-plugin.
>
> A few flash heavy sites will freeze firefox, such as tvguide.com if you
> go the listings and click on a listing.
>
> For those I use linux-firefox.  I actually install it from source rather
> than ports, and leave it in my $HOME directory.
>
> With this, firefox will work with flash (6 however, not 7) realplayer,
> mplayer (for avis, most windows media player files) and the like.
>
> I believe mplayer also works with most quicktime stuff though you might
> have to install another program (I've forgotten how I did it, and a
> quick search of /var/db/pkg isn't giving me the answer, but I remember
> it was relatively trivial, the first or second hit on google.)
>
> This has worked consistantly for me since 5.x

Thanks that worked for me!

Beech

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