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Re: CNN video



On Mon, 2007-07-02 at 19:32 -0400, jack wallen wrote:
> Tom Horsley wrote:
> > 
> > I've seen endless folks say that, yet they never seem to work for
> > me for some reason. What does work is installing them in ~/.mozilla/plugins
> > (but of course that only works for a single user).
> > 
> i think this whole thread is bringing up an obvious issue with the way 
> firefox plugins are handled - it's a flawed system. it's one of the show 
> stoppers for a lot of people. it was a show stopper for me using 64 bit 
> linux. from an end-user perspective, plugins should not pose such 
> enormous problems.
> 
> i am not a developer so this all has to be taken with the proverbial 
> grain of salt. i do, however, think that the mozilla foundation needs to 
>   take a serious look at how plugins are handled. i installed linux on 
> my fathers desktop a long time ago. the one (and only) problem that 
> plagued him was plugins with firefox. it unfortunately made him happy to 
> have Windows on his laptop. he could happily watch the goofy movies and 
> such with ease.
> 
> there's my $.02 for what it's worth.

Some sanity is placed in all this if you go to:
http://stanton-finley.net/
and look at the document:
Fedora Core 5 Linux Installation Notes

I know it is for FC5 but it made my FC7 system work relative to firefox
plugins.

By the way to answer a question no one asked. If you installed
RealPlayer10 from the .bin file and you get the error can't find
installation directory. Go to the bash script /usr/bin/realplay and
insert the name of the installation directory where indicated,
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