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Re: long wait...



On Sun, 2007-11-11 at 08:55 -0700, Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-11-11 at 10:50 +0100, Patrick wrote:
> > On Sat, 2007-11-10 at 16:27 -0700, Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > Really? I have never been able to get the 32-bit plugins for Flash or
> > > Acrobat to work. If you have the magic incantation for these to work
> > > with F8_X64, please do tell. I switched to a 32-bit PAE kernel instead.
> > 
> > You can use nspluginwrapper to get Firefox (64 bit) to use the 32 bit
> > flash plugin. Works for me. More info about nspluginwrapper here:
> > http://gwenole.beauchesne.info/projects/nspluginwrapper/
> > 
> > That website suggests doing this:
> > nspluginwrapper -i ~/downloads/npjp2-0.0.2/src/npjp2.so
> > 
> > Which won't work on F8 since nspluginwrapper rpm does not come with that
> > binary. Instead iirc you need to use /usr/bin/mozilla-plugin-config
> > Should that not work check the rpm for alternatives with:
> > rpm -ql nspluginwrapper
> 
> OK - Thanks. I'll give this a try. I was confused by the command you
> listed for a sec, but then realized from the Website that this is an
> example of a command to enable a particular plugin. There's apparently
> another set of parameters that will update all plugins in a specific set
> of directories usually including /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins among others.
> 
> nspluginwrapper -v -a -u
> 
> I also checked via rpm -ql as you mentioned and it does appear that the
> correct binary to use is /usr/bin/mozilla-plugin-config. If that's the
> case, the correct command in F8 to search for and update all plugins in
> specific directories is:
> 
> /usr/bin/mozilla-plugin-config -v -a -u
> 
> I'll post back if I get this working.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Chris

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