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Re: [K12OSN] Shockwave and Wine or crossover odffice

Thanks for the info. Unfortunately, it looks like the
instructions are for the Windows version of Firefox.
Macromedia says they do not support shockwave on
Linux. I sent them an email asking that it be ported
over. In the meantime, I tried out crossover office
and that works like a charm. Too bad it is a pay for
solution. The good news is that the licensing is for
concurrent users; very liberal compared with other
companies (like the one in the pacific northwest).
This looks like the way to go. I think wine is too
much work on my own.

Message: 7
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2004 13:37:44 -0400
From: Tuxnician <tuxnician execulink com>
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Shockwave and Wine or crossover
To: "Support list for opensource software in schools."
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I found this site:


David Tisdell wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a teacher that wants to use an educational
> that requires shockwave and there is no Linux plugin
> for shockwave.
> Anyone use a web browser through Wine so that the
> shockwave plugin will work? Are there any other
> creative ways to get shockwave to work? Is crossover
> office the way to go? It supports the shockwave
> plugin. Anyone license crossover office for ltsp. Do
> you have to pay by server or number of users?
> Dave

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