On Thu, 1 Jul 2004 12:03:37 -0400, epilogue <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > On Thu, 01 Jul 2004 07:04:47 -0400 > Aaron Walker <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > Roop Nanuwa wrote: > > > > > I'll join in on the praise for Opera. It really is the best web browser > > > that's extremely light but still has all the "modern day" features > > > one would expect from a web browser and then some. I will warn you > > > about a couple of things, though. > > > > > > 1] The native FreeBSD version is not going to run Flash. I've pulled > > > out many, many hairs about this but have never gotten the two to > > > work together. If you want to view Flash, then install the linux-opera > > > port. > > > 2] You'll be spoiled after using Opera for any length of time. I've > > > been using Opera for a long time and I simply can't tolerate any other > > > browsers. The feature set it provides is so expansive that other > > > browsers will seem utterly gutted in comparison. Ever use vi for a > > > while and then notice that random ':w' or ':wq' start appearing in > > > places where they shouldn't because you've gotten so used to the > > > commands? Same idea here. 3] The default interface is not for everyone. > > > Just realize that the interface is highly configurable so don't let it > > > turn you off if it's not to your liking. > > > > > > --roop > > > > Just curious, but which version of flash are you using with Opera? I > > did a search of the ports tree and found quite a few flash ports and was > > confused on which one to install. > > > > um, this one... > > ~> pkg_info | grep -i flash > > linux-flashplugin-7.0r25 The official Macromedia Flash Player for Linux > Mozilla and > > hth, > epi >
all this talk of opera got me interested so I thought I would go ahead and install it. a "make install" of /usr/ports/www/linux-opera seemed to work fine. I get this when I try and run it: [ dfinn @ stewie : ~] : linux-opera opera: Could not initialize spell checker interface. File not found or could not be opened (-7) Segmentation fault (core dumped) _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"