NEVERMIND! Re: After updating ports, flash plugins for Firefox & Opera have gone AWOL
demelier.david at gmail.com
Wed Jan 8 07:23:58 UTC 2014
On 07/01/2014 22:31, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
> I guess that I must have accidentally done something right.
> Anyway, flash is working perfectly now, for both Firefox and Opera.
> Thanks for your help.
Does it works really perfectly ? For me, it works unless I scroll the
page too much which in that case destroy the flash context and goes full
grey. It's a real pain. And some sites like http://deezer.com are almost
> P.S. While looking this problem, I went back to consult again the relevant
> page from the FreeBSD Handbook, i.e.
> Under section 220.127.116.11 (Firefox and Adobe Flash Plugin), step 3 suggests
> doing the following:
> # ln -s /usr/local/lib/npapi/linux-f10-flashplugin/libflashplayer.so \
> Strangely, on my system I don't seem to even have a /usr/local/lib/npapi
> directory! It doesn't exist. And this is true even though the flash
> plugin is (as I have said) now working perfectly with both Firefox and
> Opera. So what gives? Is this particular passage from the Handbook
> obsolete and (now) inaccurate? If so, then I should probaby file a
> documentation PR or something, no?
> P.P.S. I am thinking that the Handbook reference to a /usr/local/lib/npapi
> directory is obsolete because I just now grepped the whole of:
> for any mention of "npapi". There isn't any. That's what makes me think
> that the Handbook reference to a /usr/local/lib/npapi directory is perhaps
> bogus and obsolete.
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