Re: Why not use swfdec-mozilla? (was Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC)

2009-01-03 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 9:14 PM, Brian Pepple bpep...@fedoraproject.org wrote: Quick clarification. We discussed making swfdec installed by default during the development of Fedora 9, but decided against doing so since we felt it wasn't quite ready for that. Ah, thanks for the clarification,

Re: Why not use swfdec-mozilla? (was Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC)

2009-01-03 Thread Peter Robinson
I'm not sure if it was considered, but as the maintainer of swfdec in Fedora I can state that swfdec is very cpu-intensive, and I have my doubts whether the performance on the XO would be comparable to gnash's, though it might be worth investigating. That has been my experience too, but I

Why not use swfdec-mozilla? (was Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC)

2009-01-01 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
Hello everyone, (top-posting due to tangent nature of discussion) Just a thought here, in my experience, swfdec[1] works far better than gnash for flash websites; why not use that? There's a Firefox/Gecko plugin called swfdec-mozilla which works beautifully. swfdec{,-mozilla} use gstreamer, are

Re: Why not use swfdec-mozilla? (was Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC)

2009-01-01 Thread Brian Pepple
On Thu, 2009-01-01 at 14:16 +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: swfdec{,-mozilla} use gstreamer, are LGPLed, and support most of the Flash 9 features whereas gnash supports only a few of the Flash 9 features. swfdec is also the default Flash player on Fedora, and is the preferred flash player on

Re: Why not use swfdec-mozilla? (was Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC)

2009-01-01 Thread Peter Robinson
swfdec{,-mozilla} use gstreamer, are LGPLed, and support most of the Flash 9 features whereas gnash supports only a few of the Flash 9 features. swfdec is also the default Flash player on Fedora, and is the preferred flash player on Ubuntu. Quick clarification. We discussed making swfdec

Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC

2008-12-31 Thread genesee
Dear =S Page, As the social analog of town drunk on this list, I am flattered as hell to be lumped in with the smart set! ¬°Gracias! genesee S Page-2 wrote: you're just making the smart smarter still. -- View this message in context:

Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC

2008-12-30 Thread S Page
Dear genesee, Carlos Nazareno, Everybody, gently Many more people are going to read http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Adobe_Flash page than follow this mailing list. Your effect on XO users by only answering problems here is limited, you're just making the smart smarter still. Just in time for New

Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC

2008-12-29 Thread Carlos Nazareno
Hi Shivaprasad. You don't have to uninstall GNASH. Adobe Flash 10 and GNASH should co-exist with the latest OLPC build, with the Adobe Flash plugin taking over for the browse activity, and GNASH launchable outside the browser in stand-alone mode. Regards, -Naz Message: 4 Date: Mon, 29 Dec

Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC

2008-12-29 Thread C. Scott Ananian
2008/12/29 shivaprasad javali jbs...@gmail.com: Hi, I am trying to install Adobe Flash Player on my OLPC. I followed the instructions on this page http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Adobe_Flash#Installation to install the flash player. According to it, I have to remove the GNASH plugin which

Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC

2008-12-29 Thread genesee
Back in build 656 AF9 did battle with gnash. yum remove gnash did the trick in Terminal. Now with build 767 or 790 AF10 and gnash have been quite civil, none of those stacked duplicate screens or the like. Of course you do, Scott! Some of your best work yet. Very clear and easy to follow. Still,