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Re: Fedora11 64bit flash not working for me.

On Thu, 2009-05-21 at 04:44 -0600, Lawrence E. Graves wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-05-21 at 08:16 +0000, Matej Cepl wrote:
> > Lawrence E. Graves, Tue, 19 May 2009 13:02:32 -0600:
> > > You must install at the root level.  Extract file libflashplayer.so type
> > > nautilus from in terminal root, go to usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins and
> > > insert in that file and you got it.
> > 
> > I would stress this ... installing libflashplayer.so somewhere in 
> > ~/.mozilla WON'T WORK, it is known and intentional.
> > 
> > Matěj
> > Did you run mozilla-plugins -i -g -v?

I think he meant that some people might try to get this to work by
placing the libflashplayer.so file in their own, personal mozilla home

/home/<user's home directory>/.mozilla/plugins

The file must specifically be placed in


If you put it in your home directory, it won't work, and it won't work
because Mozilla is intentionally designed such that this won't work.

The mozilla-plugin-config command is used to inventory and "wrap"
various plugins for use. While originally intended for wrapping 32-bit
plugins for use with 64-bit Mozilla, it also can be used to wrap 64-bit
plugins in a similar way. It's not absolutely necessary to do in this
case, but it definitely doesn't hurt. Some say it's still a good idea to



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the universe and human stupidity,
and I'm not sure about the former."

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