freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 131, Issue 6

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Apr 11 21:10:00 UTC 2006

On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 02:04:55PM -0700, Alfred Morgan wrote:
> Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 08:47:07 -0500
> From: Eric Schuele <e.schuele at>
> Subject: Wanted: Flash player for <browser_of_choice>....
> To: FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions at>
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> >So... now that www/linux-flashplugin* are gone,  I was hoping to get 
> >opinions on which alternative flashplayer(s) are reasonably good.
> Why can't we do it like we did with java?  Where we had to download the 
> linux version manually from a given URL saving it into our distfiles 
> directory.  Then we would run the ports install procedure and all would be 
> happy again.

Because the software license says you may not use it on FreeBSD, period.

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