Success! (was Re: Best soloution(s) for handling all the varied media content on the web?)

Conrad J. Sabatier conrads at
Wed Aug 17 19:37:24 UTC 2011

On Sun, 14 Aug 2011 21:14:49 -0500
"Conrad J. Sabatier" <conrads at> wrote:

> I'm just wondering what practical solutions people have arrived at for
> handling all the varied types of media on the web in their browser.
> I'd really like to be able to view sites like YouTube, etc. and
> Flash-enabled sites, with a minimum of hassle.
> I'm running 9.0-HEAD amd64, by the way, so that cuts down my options
> somewhat, I think (for instance, 32-bit and/or Linux plugins are
> somewhat problematic).
> Any relatively simple solutions for handling at least the most popular
> media types?
> Thanks.

Eureka!  I finally got the Linux flash plugin working!

Turned out that nspluginwrapper was the magic that got things going.

Love it!  Finally!  :-)

Conrad J. Sabatier
conrads at

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