what happened to linuxflashplugin?

Andriy Babiy freebsdathome at shaw.ca
Wed Feb 13 19:25:23 UTC 2008

> > Hah! Good luck... I never got it work either, There are 
> wrappers all
> > other barriers to stop you. And even then it may only work
> > intermittently. Correct me if I'm wrong guys
> I hear you. I have used both Firefox and Opera and have never gotten
> flash to work as easily and consistently as it does under 
> Windows. When
> the added burden of having to use wrappers, etc, it is just not worth
> the hassle. I have seen references to system linking files to make
> flash work; however, I have better things to do than invest huge
> amounts of time attempting to get something to work when it is already
> technologically possible to do so without all that individual
> intervention.
> It does seem rather ironic that we claim that FreeBSD is a 
> superior OS
> to Microsoft's Windows; however, we are unable to get even a 
> common web
> add-on like flash to work reliably, consistently. Finger 
> pointing does
> not alleviate the situation.

About a month ago I installed it from ports along with firefox, and it was nothing more than described in the handbook. The only thing - I used nspluginwrapper instead of linuxpluginwrapper.


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