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Old 09-17-2001, 09:37 AM   #1
athenerx
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shockwave-flashplayer


hello again!
would anyone please tell me how to install shockwave flash?
I have read the installation manual, but it did not help although I extracted with tar -zxvf

then what should I do next
 
Old 09-17-2001, 01:48 PM   #2
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copy 2 files and your done

To quote the readme file:
1. Copy the Macromedia Flash Player (libflashplayer.so) into the Netscape
plug-in directory.
cp $HOME/flash_linux/libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/netscape/plugins
2. Copy the Macromedia Flash Player Java class file (ShockwaveFlash.class)
into the Netscape plug-in directory.
cp $HOME/flash_linux/ShockwaveFlash.class /usr/lib/netscape/plugins
3. Start Netscape.
netscape &
4. Verify the installation by typing about:plugins in the location bar.
You should see the Flash Player listed as "Shockwave Flash 5.0r47"
5. To test the Macromedia Flash Player go to:
http://www.flash.com/
 
  


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