Flash plugin ?

William A. Mahaffey III wam at hiwaay.net
Sun Aug 17 20:52:47 UTC 2014

On 08/17/14 15:47, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:52:06 -0500, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>> On 08/17/14 14:47, Polytropon wrote:
>>> On Sun, 17 Aug 2014 14:40:33 -0500, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>>>> While we're at it, how to set my own homepage ?
>>> Which browser?
>>> At the moment, I can just answer for Opera:
>>> Go to the page you want to be your homepage. Press Alt+P
>>> (Preferences), first tab is "General", and you'll see:
>>> Start with home page (or with the tabs open from last
>>> session, or no tabs at all, just as you like), next line
>>> with a button "Use Current". The home page is set. OK.
>>> The home page can be accessed immediately by pressing
>>> Ctrl+Space. If no tab is open, one will be opened auto-
>>> matically, or the current tab will be used.
>>> But I think in Firefox the setting can be done in a
>>> similar way (check Edit -> Preferences).
>> Aaaaahhhhh, I couldn't seem to get to that dialog any other way .... Thx
>> :-) ....
> If you have the menu enabled, it's Tools -> Preferences
> (or Alt+P or Ctrl+PF12). I know it takes some time to
> configure Opera into a state where it's usable. ;-)

It's going well, list is very helpful. I did try to follow the 
directions on http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/desktop-browsers.html 
to build flash support for opera, & the build failed:

[root at kabini1, linux-f10-flashplugin11, 12:05:48pm] 435 % make clean
===>  Cleaning for linux-f10-atk-1.24.0
===>  Cleaning for linux-f10-cairo-1.8.0_2
===>  Cleaning for linux-f10-expat-2.0.1
===>  Cleaning for linux-f10-fontconfig-2.6.0
===>  Cleaning for linux-f10-gtk2-2.14.7_4
===>  Cleaning for linux-f10-jpeg-6b
===>  Cleaning for linux-f10-pango-1.28.3_1
===>  Cleaning for linux-f10-png-1.2.37_2
===>  Cleaning for linux-f10-tiff-3.8.2
===>  Cleaning for linux-f10-xorg-libs-7.4_1
===>  Cleaning for linux-f10-flashplugin-11.2r202.346
[root at kabini1, linux-f10-flashplugin11, 3:53:44pm] 436 % make install clean
===>  Found saved configuration for linux-f10-flashplugin-11.2r202.346
===>   linux-f10-flashplugin-11.2r202.346 depends on file: 
/usr/local/sbin/pkg - found
=> install_flash_player_11_linux.i386.tar.gz doesn't seem to exist in 
=> Attempting to fetch 
Not Found
=> Attempting to fetch 
Not Found
=> Couldn't fetch it - please try to retrieve this
=> port manually into /usr/ports/distfiles/flashplugin/11.2r202.346 and 
try again.
*** [do-fetch] Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/www/linux-f10-flashplugin11.
*** [install] Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/www/linux-f10-flashplugin11.
[root at kabini1, linux-f10-flashplugin11, 3:53:56pm] 437 %

not sure what's going on here ....


	William A. Mahaffey III


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