Lack of Flash support is no longer acceptable. Bounty established...

Mike Meyer mwm-keyword-freebsdhackers2.e313df at
Tue Jun 24 22:18:29 UTC 2008

On Tue, 24 Jun 2008 14:36:42 -0400
Naram Qashat <cyberbotx at> wrote:

> Julian Stacey wrote:
> > "Mark Carlson" wrote:
> >> On 6/19/08, John Kozubik <john at> wrote:
> > ..... Elided ...
> >>>  [1] Since we're all probably already running Linux Binary
> >>>     Compat anyway...
> >> I've found wine + firefox + flash to work for everything I've tried so
> > 
> > Do you have a "How To" RTFM Cook book / script URL please ?
> I'd like to chime in here and say there is nothing special to get this 
> configuration to work.  Download the Windows version of Firefox and install it 
> via Wine, then download the Windows version of Flash for Firefox and install 
> that with Wine.  Once you do that, you have Flash in Firefox using Wine.  Like 
> has been said, Wine is far from perfect, but this works great until a native 
> Flash can be made for FreeBSD.

Not only that, but you've restricted Flash's access to your Wine
environment. Give that it - by design - loads and executes code from
unknown and hence untrustworthy individuals, this is a good thing in
and of itself.

Mike Meyer <mwm at>
Independent Network/Unix/Perforce consultant, email for more information.

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