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Old 07-14-2004, 08:32 PM   #1
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central location to download plugins?

I just installed Mandrake 10 on my computer. There are two users, myself and my wife. We like different web browsers. She likes Mozilla, and I like FireFox. I want to download and install plugins like Shockwave, Flash, and others. Where might I install them so that I don't have to install duplicate that we both can share the application?
Old 07-14-2004, 08:49 PM   #2
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you can install them in one central place(say something like /usr/share/mozillaplugins) then make symlinks to the "plugins" directory in where you installed these browsers, eg.
ln -s /usr/share/mozillaplugins /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins


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