Ongoing problems w/ flash for Opera/FF31 ....

Jamie Griffin griffin8j at
Fri Sep 12 10:02:32 UTC 2014

On 11/09/2014 16:09, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> On 09/11/14 08:45, Jamie Griffin wrote:
>> On 11/09/2014 14:20, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>>> Sooooooooo tacky to self-reply, but I persist .... It looks to me 
>>> like this port is locked-up *fried* .... it depends on another f10 
>>> package which is apparently broken, & probably won't be fixed, since 
>>> f10 support ended about 6 years ago .... Am I reading this correctly 
>>> ? If so, are there any plans to try to work around this issue w/ 
>>> this port ? I have a newer curl installed, many versions later than 
>>> the F10 version, why can't the port use my newer installed version ? 
>>> FF & Opera both need this plugin to render flash correctly (& yes, I 
>>> acknowledge that flash *sux*), I sure wish this would get fixed :-) 
>>> ....
>> Please see this site and follow 
>> the instructions there for either linux-f10 or linux-c6 base which 
>> also includes the flash plugin setup instructions.
> Thanks for your prompt & precise response. It puts me in a bit of a 
> bind, since I have never used github :-/ .... I'm on FBSD 9.3, so no 
> linux-c6 (apparently) available. My distinfo in my 
> linux-f10-flashplugin ports directory already shows the same info on 
> the webpage, i.e. I seem to be already using the software referenced 
> above, non ? Please advise & thanks for any guidance you can provide 
> :-) ....

You just install git and clone the repo and then follow the commands in 

However, I would recommend using youtube-dl and/or mpv. You can stream 
the videos from youtube with either program or you can download the file 
and watch with vlc, for example. That is what I do. Flash player is 
awful software.

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