Flash plugin on 7.0, what are my options?
lme at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jan 16 00:17:30 PST 2008
Quoting Baldur Gislason <baldur at foo.is>:
> I recently installed 7.0-RC1 and I really want to get flash
> working in some web browser.
> What is a known working combination of browser+flash plugin?
> I noted that linuxpluginwrapper doesn't compile under FreeBSD 7.0
flash7 + Firefox + nspluginwrapper + youtube works as other already
have answered, but you have to live with an audio delay which can be
So what I do when I want to see some Flash7/8/9 videos, is to run
Windows Firefox in Wine and use Firefox integrated Flash installer to
get the Flash 9 plugin.
I know that it is not a perfect solution but it just works out of the box.
The only thing you need to to is to emulate W2k IIRC as the Browser
keeps crashing when you select Windows XP in Wine (or the other way
around? Just play around with it...).
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