On Thu, 1 Jul 2004 10:46:04 -0700 Dan Finn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 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) well, i've never run into this problem before, but the ports have a tendency to change from day to day and funny things can happen. my guess is that the linux-aspell (ports/textproc) dependency wasn't installed. try adding that and see what happens. also, just to be certain, do you have one of the linux-base ports installed and linux_enable="YES" in /etc/rc.conf? if not, this will definitely cause you all sorts of grief. if you end up installing a linux-base and adding that setting to rc.conf, just be aware that it will take a reboot (or some other less drastic wizardry that i don't know) in order for the new rc.conf setting to take effect. for the record, i'm using linux_base-8 and haven't had any problems whatsoever. some ports (acroread, for example) will ask for a different linux_base version but will install anyway. after the install of any such program, you just pkgdb -Fu and tell it to depend upon the version you have installed. give all this a shot and let us know what comes of it. i'm not sure that i've hit upon 'your' problem, but i've got my fingers crossed. cheers, epi > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"