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Re: Fedora11 64bit flash not working for me.



On Thu, 2009-05-21 at 06:08 -0600, Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> 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
> directory:
> 
> /home/<user's home directory>/.mozilla/plugins
> 
> The file must specifically be placed in
> 
> /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins
> 
> 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
> do.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Chris
> 
> -- 
> ======================
> "Only two things are infinite,
> the universe and human stupidity,
> and I'm not sure about the former."
> 
> -- Albert Einstein
> 
> Thanks Chris, somehow I knew you would come to my rescue. It's hard for me to put what I know in words.
> 
> 
-- 
Lawrence E. Graves <lgraves risingstarmbc com>



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