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Re: Flash Player 9 Beta for Linux Is Available



On Thu, 2006-10-19 at 12:14 -0400, fredex wrote:
> Works nicely for me with Konqueror (on Centos 4.4). Works not so nicely with Firefox 1.5.0.7.
> Which isn't to say it doesn't work, it's just,... odd. Playing a .swf file 
> on my local hard drive by doing "open | file" in Firefox works fine. Browsing
> to a web sitre with flash files on it is weird: Firefox gets horirbly slow,
> has trouble rendering the page fully, may lag for many seconds (or even minutes) 
> before starting the video. Switching to another desktop and back seems to 
> expedite things, but hititng the BACK arrow or attempting to close the browser 
> is also extrmeely slow. Once Flash starts playing, though, flash itself seems
> to work fine, i t's just the Firefox browser that seems to be very slow.
> 
> anybody else seen this?

Working very well for me in Firefox 1.5.0.7/Rawhide. Not seeing any of
the slowness/weirdness you describe and I can finally see video from
sites that require a version of Flash greater than 7 :)

-- 
Brian Gaynor
www.pmccorp.com
FC5/Linux on DELL Inspiron 5160 3.0Ghz 
canis 10:55:28 up 2:23, 0 users, 
load average: 0.38, 0.27, 0.15 



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