How to uninstall a flash port.

Chris Whitehouse cwhiteh at
Sat Mar 22 14:03:53 PDT 2008

Al Plant wrote:
> Eduardo Cerejo wrote:
>>> I installed the Linux flash9 port on a new 7.0 box to work with 
>>> SeaMonkey and it dies when it reaches flash using sites.
>>> How can I de-install this port with out causing problems to other 
>>> programs?
>>> I cant find it in the  handbook how to's.   Im I missing something?
>>> Thanks...
>> by the way you can use linux-flash7 instead and if you are using the 
>> native FreeBSD firefox and not linux-firefox you have to install and 
>> use nspluginwrapper or else it will not work, your second alternative 
>> is gnash which works natively with firefox.  To use nspluginwrapper 
>> you would have to run this after the install.
>> nspluginwrapper -i 
>> /usr/local/lib/npapi/linux-flashplugin/
>> remember for the linux plugins to embed on the native firefox they 
>> need some kind of wrapper.  Flashplugin9 will not work with native 
>> firefox or linux-firefox and I think it's because the linux emulator 
>> uses an old version of linux so we have to wait until it changes to a 
>> more current version.

Sorry not a response to the OP but hopefully useful correction:

%uname -sr
%pkg_info -Ix firefox
firefox-,1 Web browser based on the browser portion of Mozilla
%pkg_info -Ix plugin
linux-flashplugin-9.0r115 Adobe Flash Player NPAPI Plugin
nspluginwrapper- A compatibility plugin for Netscape 4 (NPAPI) 

I don't actually see a lot of flash as I have flashblock installed but I 
can't recall having probs when I have chosen to view it, except it still 
doesn't work with youtube. I've just installed wine and win32 
firefox+flashplugin for youtube and bbc iplayer and that works fine.


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