On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 11:05:48AM +0100, Marc Fonvieille wrote: > On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 03:54:03PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote: > > On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 12:02:57AM +0200, Manolis Kiagias wrote: > > > Gary Kline wrote: > > > > Guys, > > > > > > > > If I stick with FreeBSD as my main desktop, I want firefox and > > > > flashplugin-9. So far, no joy. I have firefox2, and when I try to > > > > pkg_delete, I find gnome2 is just one of the dependicies. > > > > linux-flashplugin-9 is installed as well as the pluginwrapper ports, but > > > > still YouTube won't work. > > > > > > > > Is there an "all-linix" port or set of ports to use? Or is there > > > > another > > > > way of getting both audio+video? > > > > > > > > gary > > > > > > > > > > Don't pkg_delete firefox2, just install www/firefox3 alongside it. > > > > Okay; i wasn't clear on that... . > > > > > > > > graphics/gnash-devel works mostly ok for youtube. > > > > Maybe I need up portupgrade. I use mostly konqueror for the web; > > things like youtube used to work, but just sometimes. Should I > > pkg_delete the flashplugins and the wrappers? > > > > > > > > Just a quick note, firefox3 uses /usr/local/lib/firefox3/plugins as the > > > plugins directory, while firefox2 uses /usr/local/browser_plugins. You > > > will probably have to symlink files from this directory to the new one > > > for the plugins to work. > > > > Sorry, you lost me. Which is the ``new one''? The only mozilla > > plugins dir in ~kline I find is ~/.mozilla/plugins/ . There are > > data files (*.dat) with mozilla and firefox in my home tree. > > > > In fact all that should be automatic even with Firefox3 (at least for > plugins handled by nspluginwrapper). The best solution is just to rm > the files located in the ~/.mozilla/plugins/ directory then: > > % nspluginwrapper -v -a -i > > and don't forget to mount /usr/compat/linux/proc (well read > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/desktop-browsers.html > for more details). > > Launch Firefox3 and type about:plugins in the URL bar, something like: > > Shockwave Flash > File name: /home/kline/.mozilla/plugins/npwrapper.libflashplayer.so > Shockwave Flash 9.0 r152 > etc. > > should appear. > > -- > Marc
well, thanks to all. as of yesterday around 16:20 doing the nspluginwrapper thing installed both a shared helix lib and a flashplayer library in ~/.mozilla/plugins . so now, youtube can waste my time (ha-ha-hmph). next i'll see if i can do other A/V streams. gary -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org The 2.23a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org/index.php _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"