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Old 08-08-2006, 08:37 PM   #1
slackhack
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can't get gnash to work


i installed everything, 0.7.1, the plugin went to ~/.mozilla/plugins. it shows up when i do aboutlugins in firefox:

Code:
Shockwave Flash 8.0

    File name: libgnashplugin.so
    Gnash 0.7.1, the GNU Flash Player. 
    Copyright  2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

    Gnash comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted 
by law. You may redistribute copies of Gnash under the 
terms of the GNU General Public License, with an 
additional special exception allowing linking with 
Mozilla, or any variant of Mozilla (such as Firefox), so 
long as the linking is through its standard plug-in 
interface. For more information about Gnash, see 
http://www.gnu.org/software/gnash.

MIME Type 	Description 	Suffixes 	Enabled
application/x-shockwave-flash 	Shockwave Flash 8.0 	swf 	Yes

but nothing appears on flash sites, or else it says i need flash 8. how do i get this thing working as a plugin?
 
Old 08-08-2006, 09:09 PM   #2
rickh
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I had the same experience on Debian ... gave up easily.

Why don't you try this one, and tell us if it works.
 
Old 11-08-2013, 08:29 PM   #3
dumdadum
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Wink Slackware... the beauty of manual compiling (=

Quote:
Originally Posted by slackhack View Post
i installed everything, 0.7.1, the plugin went to ~/.mozilla/plugins. it shows up when i do aboutlugins in firefox:

Code:
Shockwave Flash 8.0

    File name: libgnashplugin.so
    Gnash 0.7.1, the GNU Flash Player. 
    Copyright  2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

    Gnash comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted 
by law. You may redistribute copies of Gnash under the 
terms of the GNU General Public License, with an 
additional special exception allowing linking with 
Mozilla, or any variant of Mozilla (such as Firefox), so 
long as the linking is through its standard plug-in 
interface. For more information about Gnash, see 
http://www.gnu.org/software/gnash.

MIME Type 	Description 	Suffixes 	Enabled
application/x-shockwave-flash 	Shockwave Flash 8.0 	swf 	Yes

but nothing appears on flash sites, or else it says i need flash 8. how do i get this thing working as a plugin?
Hey friend,

Just to know, what is the version of Linux that you're using? Cause I compiled GNash manually with slackware and the slackbuilds.org scripts and it works great.

Cheers,
Dumdadum
 
  


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