On Wed, 5 Nov 2003 09:08:39 -0500, "William O'Higgins"
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:
> On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 11:19:07PM -0800, lists wrote:
> 
> >I just got Flash working on FreeBSD 4.8 RELEASE, so I hope this helps 
> >you with 5.1.
> >
> >First off, I'm running linux-opera from the ports. Here is the output 
> >from pkg_info | grep opera: linux-opera-7.11.20030515_2.
> >
> >Second, I installed the port for Flash, the output from pkg_inf | grep 
> >flash is: linux-flashplugin-6.0r79 The official Macromedia Flash Player 
> >for Linux Mozilla and
> >
> >I downloaded the flash port here: 
> >http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/ports.cgi?query=linux-flash&stype=all&release=4.9-STABLE%2Fi386
> >
> >Once the Flash player is installed, I went to my Opera plugins directory 
> >located at: /usr/X11R6/share/opera/plugins
> >
> >I then ran the following commands:
> >
> >ln -s /usr/local/lib/linux-flashplugin6/flashplayer.xpt
> >ln -s /usr/local/lib/linux-flashplugin6/libflashplayer.so
> >
> >Then I started opera and all was happy.
> >
> I just did this, but I am unable to register the plugin in Opera.  I am
> using FreeBSD 4.8 and Opera 7.21.
> 
> I am not sure if this is a problem, but this is the output of pkg_info |
> grep opera:
> 
> linux-opera-6.12.20030305 A blazingly fast, full-featured,
> standards-compliant browse
> opera-6.12.20030305 A blazingly fast, full-featured, standards-compliant
> browse
> opera-7.21.20031013 A blazingly fast, full-featured, standards-compliant
> browse
> 
> I have set the synlinks in the plugins directory, and since that didn't
> work I also added /usr/local/lib/linux-flashplugin6/ to the plugin path,
> to no avail.  Anyone have any suggestions?

Native and Linux Opera behave differently with respect to plugins IME. 
That is, the former doesn't work with them, the latter does.  pkg_delete
your various Opera versions, then install linux-opera from ports.

Jud
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