flash: linux firefox vs linuxpluginwrapper

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at riderway.com
Fri Nov 9 14:08:16 PST 2007

Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
> 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?
> http://unix.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/FreeBSD/questions/2007-07/msg01919.html
----> cd /usr/ports/emulators/linux_base-fc6 ; make install clean

There is now:
cd /usr/ports/emulators/linux_base-f7 ; make install clean
which you should use instead -- its newer :)

Philip M. Gollucci (philip at ridecharge.com)
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