Opening Opera as user
judmarc at fastmail.fm
Wed Feb 2 14:20:27 UTC 2011
Just wanted to mention that Flash works fine for me with native Opera and the opera-linuxplugins port.
So did you install linux-Opera from the port? I haven't run linux-Opera on FreeBSD in a while (I run it in Linux:), so I don't recall - is the binary called "opera" or "linux-opera"?
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On Feb 2, 2011, at 2:22 AM, Rem P Roberti <remegius at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I always start x as user. I learned early on not to make the
>> mistake of starting X as root. I use Fluxbox with X, and had a
>> terminal window open there with root invoked for that window. That's when I first tried to open linux-opera. Naturally, it
>> opened fine, but will not open if I try to do the same thing from
>> a terminal window as user. I would like to set up Opera to open
>> from the Fluxbox menu, but in order for that to happen the program
>> needs to be opened as user, which is just what I can't do.
>> I'm not an opera user so maybe there's a reason I'm not aware of, but why are you using linux-opera and not the native version?
>> You can try to run it under truss(1) to see if that gives any clues as where it's failing.
> The reason that I installed linux-opera, as opposed to the native version, is that all of the linux plugins seem to work quite well with this version. Flash, for example, works beautifully, which is something that I have never had success using with any other browser and FreeBSD.
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