On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 16:45, epilogue wrote: > 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. > > I got linux-opera installed and working. Then I installed linux-flashplugin-7.0r25, and opera shows it in its plugin list, but when I go to view a flash site, the flash is a blank area. I no longer get the message telling me I haven't got flash installed.
Ideas? Thanks guys Bruce _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"