Glen Barber glen.j.barber at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 00:06:51 UTC 2009


On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 7:56 PM, PJ <af.gourmet at videotron.ca> wrote:
> Is there any definitive install guide for flashplugin.
> I was able to install it on a 7.2 64bit machine and then on an i386 but
> somehow it has morphed into god-knows-what and no longer works.

Any errors?

> I thought I had installed it with linux-f8 emulations but I found the
> linux-f4 on the machine... so I don't know what is going on.
> Now, trying to reinstall under linux-f8 and flashplugin9 does not work...

I used the steps in the handbook[1] to get flash on my FreeBSD 8
machines.  I never used flash on 7 because it wasn't worth the
trouble.  Things have changed since.

> Adobe seems to be toally unreliable as to what they are doing with their
> software; at least from what I can see about the problems users are
> having with their products.

Any major software vendor fits in this category, IMHO.  Not everything
works for everyone.  Computer configurations, hardware, OS, etc differ
from person to person, company to company.

> So, the question - what is the latest method to get the flashplugin to
> work - what linux emulation, whick version of flashplugin... stumble,
> bumble and mumble ...

[1] - http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/desktop-browsers.html#MOZ-FLASH-PLUGIN


Glen Barber

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