Ongoing problems w/ flash for Opera/FF31 ....
griffin8j at gmail.com
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 https://github.com/xmj/linux-ports 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
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