how to enable linux flash player in firefox

Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri almarrie at
Mon Jan 29 16:36:17 UTC 2007

On 1/29/07, Andreas Davour <ante at> wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Jan 2007, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> > Hash: SHA1
> >
> > Andreas Davour wrote:
> >> On Sun, 28 Jan 2007, Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> >>
> >>>> Since I'm now using 6.2-PRERELEASE I guess it could be fixed in the
> >>>> final RELEASE, but it would be nice to know if someone can recognize
> >>>> "_dlsym" and say it is so.
> >>>
> >>> You need to apply the rtld patch mentioned in the first link above.
> >>
> >> Is there a way to get sound working as well? Google didn't give any
> >> answers.
> >
> > Short answer: no. Read my 2nd the last post made on this topic.
> Sorry for being so lost. I'm totally lost in the native/emulated mess
> and which of the ports work with which.
> It's terribly sad that nobody can make it work, as of now. I really hope
> FreeBSD 7 can make a change.
> Unfortunately this means I will have to switch to using Linux as my
> desktop OS. Crap. Reinstall hell... :(
> Flash, however much we all hate it, isn't going to go away.
> It's extra annoying since I had Flash6 working all right before, and now
> this mess.
> While FreeBSD has a great community (thanks all guys who have patience
> with me asking stupid questions!) and is much more pleasant to
> administer it doesn't meet my needs in this area. A crying shame, and I
> just wish I wasn't such a total looser at coding or I'd try to help with
> this problem.
> Many thanks to all who answered!
> /Andreas

I was able to use Opera Native via this link

Didn't put more time in FF yet.


-Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
Arab Portal

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