How to uninstall a flash port.
ejcerejo at optonline.net
Sat Mar 22 21:46:53 PDT 2008
On Sat, 22 Mar 2008 21:03:18 +0000
Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh at onetel.com> wrote:
> 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/libflashplayer.so
> >> 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
> FreeBSD 7.0-STABLE
> %pkg_info -Ix firefox
> firefox-184.108.40.206_1,1 Web browser based on the browser portion of Mozilla
> %pkg_info -Ix plugin
> linux-flashplugin-9.0r115 Adobe Flash Player NPAPI Plugin
> nspluginwrapper-0.9.91.5 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.
Are you trying to tell me that you got flash 9 working? I sure would like to know how to get it working without crashing.
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