what happened to linuxflashplugin?

Vince Hoffman jhary at unsane.co.uk
Mon Feb 11 15:29:45 UTC 2008

Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> Agree here, but "open-source friendly" companies that promote the use
>> of flash are much worse. As it seems to be, the reason why people want
>> to use flash on FreeBSD is youtube in most of cases.
> you don't need flash to view youtobe movies.
> simply get URL from there, use youtube-dl from ports to download and
> play with mplayer
> possibly (my connection is to slow now to try realtime) you may do
> mplayer `youtube-dl -g URL`

gnash and swfdec-plugin (both in ports) will also play youtube movies if
you need them in your browser for some reason :)

> by the way you'll get better control of what's going on, and save
> bandwidth by not downloading the movie every time, just once
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