On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 02:55:20PM +0000, LtCdData wrote: > > So what's the deal with Flash? Occasionally, I will get a link on > YouTube/Google Video that looks interesting, but for the most part, > I've ignored them. Over the years, I have occasionally tried the > mozilla flash plugin, but that has always crashed my browser within > the first 10 minutes of use. > > So for those of you using FreeBSD 7, what is the current state of > Flash? Can it be used regularly? Is it ready for the BSD desktop? > Caveats? Comments? Advice?
For youtube, you can use the www/youtube-dl port to download them, and mplayer to play them. Alternatively, you can use the DownloadHelper add-on to download videos from several sites. > I see flash popping on this list over and over, and as yet I have not seen a > solution that fully works. Yes I tried the wrappers, gnash etc. on native > firefox and opera with limited success, however as others have also noted > flash is now required, and as for myself, fully working flash 9 is > also. I for one am very glad to _not_ see all the annoying flash-based ads. Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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