Flash plugin on 7.0, what are my options?

Thomas Donnelly tad1214 at aol.com
Mon Jan 14 10:45:16 PST 2008

Dieter wrote:
>>> If you run the 32bit version of FreeBSD. For 64bit I would be
>>> surprised if it works (flashplugin is 32bit, and the native firefox
>>> would be 64bit, this doesn't work together, you could try with
>>> linux-firefox in this case, as it is 32bit too).
>> Thanks for the tip Alexander.  Linux-firefox does start flash on
>> youtube.com for example but crashes within a few seconds on AMD64 for
>> me.  This could be a problem with the linux and linux kernels that I'm
>> using.  I'm going to keep trying to get a wining combination and this
>> could be a start.
> I tried to compile firefox awhile back and it wasn't even in the same
> universe as LP64 clean.  Over 35,000 compiler warnings, many of which
> should be fatal errors.  Fixed a lot of them and it still crashed
> instantly.  Is firefox any better today?
> Are there any web browsers with a reasonable combination of quality
> and features?
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I am a bit partial to Opera,
Fast, Easy, and lots of features. Never tried getting flash to work in 
it but it should be fine with the plug-in wrappers.


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