firefox with flash and java!
chris at chrismaness.com
Tue Jun 27 05:36:51 UTC 2006
> On Tue, 23 May 2006 23:40:37 +0000
> "Marwan Sultan" <dead_l...
> > hello everyone!
> > I'm really sorry to ask over here, but sick and tired browsing and
> > around.
> > I'm on latest FreeBSD 6.1R latest KDE and latest firefox 1.5.3
> > I cannot find the flash plugins for Konqueror because no more port
> for it,
> > (linux-flashplgin6)
> > So i have installed Firefox, now i'm lost, which in port is the flash
> > plugin?
> > I have linux-flashplugin7 installed, linuxpluginwrapper,
> looks ok
> $ pkg_info | grep -i flash && pkg_info | grep -i firefox
> linux-flashplugin-7.0r63 The official Macromedia Flash Player for
> Linux Mozilla
> firefox-184.108.40.206,1 Web browser based on the browser portion of Mozilla
> firefox-remote-20040803 Wrapper scripts for firefox web browser
> > But flash still not workin in firefox, i dont know what to do now?
> > Will someone kindly guied me for this? how to install flash, for
> > and enable it.
> from someone else's kind instructions, which worked great for me:
> - modify your libmap.conf , following what is shown in
> what /usr/local/share/examples/linuxpluginwrapper/libmap.conf-FreeBSD6
> - Finally edit /usr/X11R6/lib/firefox/run-mozilla.sh and add
> /usr/X11R6/lib/linux-flashplugin6 to MOZ_PLUGIN_PATH
> (near the end of the script) (colon-separated path components)
> - path your kernel:
> Please get and apply a dlsym(3) hook patch (apply in /usr/src ; then cd
> libexec/rtld-elf and do make rtld)
> <http://people.FreeBSD.org/%7Enork/rtld_dlsym_hack.diff> This provides
> function to fix dynamic-link error "can't find gtk_major_version"
> $cd /usr/src
> $fetch http://people.FreeBSD.org/~nork/*rtld_dlsym_hack.diff*
> $patch < *rtld_dlsym_hack.diff*
> $ cd libexec/rtld-elf
> $sudo make rtld
> $ sudo make install
> > Also How to install java? on firefox? it would be my next step.
> > Is there by any chance away to run flash for Konqueror? or better to
> > delete this package if im
> > having firefox?
> i dont know, dont use kde.
> good luck,
I have followed all of the instructions for patching the src (from
above), and firefox still crashes with the error: /libexec/ld-elf.so.1:
/usr/local/lib/pluginwrapper/flash7.so: Undefined symbol "_dlsym" when
a flash page is loaded. What have I missed?
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