Why did this work? (Flashplugin)
vayu at sklinks.com
Thu Feb 23 00:22:07 PST 2006
On Thursday 23 February 2006 12:09 am, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> On 2/23/06, Vayu <vayua at sklinks.com> wrote:
> > I installed linuxpluginwrapper, linux-flashplugin-6 and linux_base-8
> > ports. No errors. Created a libmap.conf with values appropriate for
> > 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
> > 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
> > get Flash playing in Konqueror?
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> Try making a link in a konqueror-specific plugins dir.
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Thanks, I got it to work by going in the settings for Konqueror and clicking
a button to rescan plugins.
I still don't understand why that link was needed.
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