how to enable linux flash player in firefox

Tijl Coosemans tijl at
Sat Jan 27 12:07:40 UTC 2007

On Thursday 25 January 2007 20:41, Erik Norgaard wrote:
> I see the new flash9 for linux has been included in ports, so I
> installed it - but how do I enable the plugin in Firefox? Does it
> work or does it crash?

You should check out the freebsd-ports mailing list archives. This has
been discussed maybe a week ago.

Basically, it works with linux-firefox and you can get sound if you
follow the intructions at

You need to compile a file on a linux box and install the resulting in /compat/linux/usr/lib

Flash9 is very unstable though, so you'll probably want to stay with
flash7 for now.

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