Wanted: Flash player for <browser_of_choice>....

Eric Schuele e.schuele at computer.org
Tue Apr 11 23:41:18 UTC 2006

Joseph Vella wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 April 2006 06:47, Eric Schuele wrote:
>> [Hoping this isn't too OT for the list]
>> So... now that www/linux-flashplugin* are gone,  I was hoping to get 
>> opinions on which alternative flashplayer(s) are reasonably good.  I use 
>> firefox and would prefer a plugin for it... but am generally interested 
>> in the state of any flash player.  I know there are a handful in ports, 
>> just wanted some opinions.
>> Could anyone please offer their opinion on
>>   - which alternative they are using
>>   - why
>>   - comment(s) on installation ease (or lack thereof)
>>   - is it a standalone or plugin
> I missed it.  Why is www/linux-flashplugin* gone?   

 From /usr/ports/UPDATING:

   AFFECTS: users of www/linux-flashplugin*
   AUTHOR: hrs at FreeBSD.org

   These ports have been removed because the End User License Agreement
   explicitly forbids to run the Flash Player on FreeBSD.
   For more details, see

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