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Re: Latest firefox doesn't pick up plugins in /usr/lib/mozilla



On Tue, 2004-10-19 at 08:53 +0000, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> On 10/18/2004 07:45:46 PM, Louis Garcia wrote:
> 
> > 
> > I removed and installed the plugins again and it works now.
> > Don't know what happened there.
> 
> If mozilla (firebird, whatever flavor) is doing anything - it won't  
> load new plugins until all process have finished (IE it's running) -  
> then it will load them next time it starts.
> 
> IE if you had a download window open or something - the new plugins  
> wouldn't be registered until ALL mozilla windows were closed and the  
> browser started fresh.

I'm not sure you're right.  I've regularly installed new plugins and had
them work without having to restart Mozilla or FireFox.  Both just
detect the new plugins while running and add them to the list.

I've done this with Flash, Java and RealAudio on a number of systems.


Rodd
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