flash: linux firefox vs linuxpluginwrapper

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at riderway.com
Fri Nov 9 14:01:29 PST 2007

John wrote:
> I've been struggling to get a handle on the FreeBSD system.  Making good
> progress, but then I ran into the fact that Firefox on FreeBSD can't do
> flash.  Definite showstopper, for me.  Ok, then I tried to use the
> linuxpluginwrapper approach, and it didn't work.
> It made me recall, in reading up on FreeBSD, I did see where somebody
> installed both Firefox and Linx-firefox.
> So before I do battle with this Linux wrapper approach, I wondered if I
> would be better off simply installing the Linux-firefox?
> Is that easier?  More likely to work?

That will work just fine using flash7.  When you need flash9, thats a
different story.

works on 6.2, 6.3, 7.0-current, 7.0-betaX, and 8.0-current.

Philip M. Gollucci (philip at ridecharge.com)
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