Flash plugin ?
freebsd at edvax.de
Sun Aug 17 13:54:42 UTC 2014
On Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:50:48 -0500, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> On 08/17/14 08:11, Polytropon wrote:
> > On Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:12:19 -0500, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> >> 2nd, the make failed looking for some fedora
> >> compat files .... How come these weren't fetched & installed on the fly ?
> > Oh, I thought that would be a dependency... install the
> > linux_base-f10 port, it should include the dependencies.
> > Make sure you have Linux ABI in the kernel (should be the
> > default) and check if your /etc/fstab has
> > linproc /compat/linux/proc linprocfs rw 0 0
> > proc /proc procfs rw 0 0
> > included. Remember: This is the _Linux_ version of "Flash"
> > running via FreeBSD's alternative binary interface, so it
> > expects certain Linux facilities to be present. The port
> > mentioned provides those.
> There was/is a pkg for this, I installed that & proceeded, it eventually
> finished. Now I am looking around for the actual flash plugin, mozilla
> doesn't have one (!!!!), any idea where to go for that ? TIA ....
Make sure linproc is mounted (a reboot should be fine), and
% nspluginwrapper -a -v -i
Afterwards, "about:plugins" should list it in Firefox. As I
said, I'm not using "Flash" with Firefox, but with Opera, as
described in the Handbook. Those steps should lead you to a
functioning installation. :-)
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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