Adobe Flash Player Petition

Da Rock rock_on_the_web at
Wed Apr 9 23:52:03 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-04-10 at 00:43 +0200, herbert langhans wrote:
> Thanks to all the input I found a solution what works for me:
> FreeBSD 7.0 and Firefox 3.0a2 (the firefox-devel port)
> 1. I deinstalled swfdec.
> 2. Closed Firefox and renamed .mozilla to .mozilla.backup 
> 3. Started firefox so to generate a new and clean .mozilla
> 4. #make install /usr/ports/www/nspluginwrapper
> 5. Downloaded 
> --the .tar.gz format.
> 6. Extract from install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz and copy it to ~/.mozilla/plugins
> 7. Then, as normal user: 
> $nspluginwrapper -v -a -i (to install)
> $nspluginwrapper -l (to check if its installed)
> 8. Copied the settings, like bookmarks.html and other stuff like themes from .mozilla.backup to .mozilla (dont copy the whole bunch back not to overwrite the plugin settings)
> 9. My /etc/rc.conf has the entry linux_enable="YES" -- I suppose this is necessary.
> That way you can enter the wonderful world of annoying advertisment even without using Windows.. 

Good to know. I was going to have a crack at it again once I got the
chance... Can you whip up a how-to for a newbie so we can direct them to
there in the future?

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