concerning flash under freebsd

C. P. Ghost cpghost at
Wed Jun 16 14:40:14 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 3:53 PM, RW <rwmaillists at> wrote:
> 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.

Ah, good to know. I'm using FreeBSD/amd64, that's why I didn't
think of Wine (IIRC, it's only for i386).


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