concerning flash under freebsd

RW rwmaillists at
Wed Jun 16 13:53:31 UTC 2010

On Wed, 16 Jun 2010 15:04:00 +0200
"C. P. Ghost" <cpghost at> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 12:11 AM, Programmer in Training
> <pit at> wrote:
> > I will tell Adobe to provide a FreeBSD-native release, though it
> > would be nice to know I won't be the only one. I'm actually going
> > right now to do so.
> Good luck with that. Adobe doesn't care about FreeBSD. Never did,
> and probably never will. They don't even care about 64-bit Linux
> users...
> If you absolutely need Flash on FreeBSD, I'd suggest you install
> VirtualBox, and inside VirtualBox a Flash-supported OS, like
> OpenSolaris (that's what I do when I absolutely need Flash support).

Windows Flash+Firefox under Wine works for me, I installed it when
FreeBSD Flash was completely broken. I've never gone back because the
inconvenience  of occasionally having to switch browsers, is not as bad
as having flash all the time.

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