Thursday, April 12, 2007, 9:48:34 AM, you wrote:
> Hi everybody, I've been struggling with this all night and the archives +
> google aren't coming up with much except for other people's success stories.
> I recently ditched using the linux-firefox port in favor of the native version
> when I read a post about nspluginwrapper. I've spent the last 2 days upgrading
> many ports on my system. I think I've got things A-OK, but I cannot get
> nspluginwrapper to do anything meaningful with the native firefox.
> My config:
> 6.2-STABLE as of april 10th
> CVSup'ed ports tree as of April 10th
> linux_base-fc-4_9 installed--do I need fc-6??
> linux-alsa-lib-220.127.116.11 also installed
> firefox-18.104.22.168,1 compiled and installed
> linux-flashplugin9 installed
> I did the following:
> % nspluginwrapper -v -i
> Install plugin /usr/X11R6/lib/linux-mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so
> into /usr/local/lib/browser_plugins/npwrapper.libflashplayer.so
> after firing firefox back up and doing about:plugins I see what I hoped to
> Shockwave Flash
> File name: npwrapper.libflashplayer.so
> Shockwave Flash 9.0 r31
> MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled
> application/x-shockwave-flash Shockwave Flash swf Yes
> application/futuresplash FutureSplash Player spl Yes
> However whenever I visit a site that utilizes Flash, nothing shows up--not
> an 'outline' of what should be a flash file playing.
> I've tried using nspluginwrapper -r to uninstall the plugin and use
> linux-flashplugin7 but the results are the same. I've also tried using
> linux-mplayer-plugin which yielded similar results: about:plugins showed a
> plethora of MIME type's, descriptions, etc. but no dice.
> Does anybody have any clues as to what's going wrong or things I could
> try? From all accounts seen via google, this has "just worked" for people ...
> Thanks in advance.
I'm using konqueror with flash, and i followed this howto
I know you were looking for a way to get FF to work,
but i gave up, and konqueror is working fine for me.
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