Why did this work? (Flashplugin)

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 00:09:45 PST 2006

On 2/23/06, Vayu <vayua at sklinks.com> wrote:
> I installed linuxpluginwrapper, linux-flashplugin-6 and linux_base-8 through
> ports.  No errors.  Created a libmap.conf with values appropriate for 6.0REL.
> I followed the same procedure that I did 3 weeks ago that successfully got
> flash playing in Konqueror on another FreeBSD 6.0REL machine.
> Neither Konqueror nor Firefox would acknowledge flash (wouldn't play it,
> didn't show it in about:plugins, nor give any errors when called from the
> command line).    I deinstalled, reinstalled, I looked up each lib referenced
> in the libmap.
> Finally I made a link from the libflashplayer.so
> in /usr/X11R6/lib/linux-flashplugin6 directory
> to  /usr/X11R6/lib/browser_plugins.  That worked for Firefox (1.5) but not
> for Konqueror.
> Why did that work (what went wrong in my installation) and now what do I do to
> get Flash playing in Konqueror?
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Try making a link in a konqueror-specific plugins dir.

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