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Old 02-25-2008, 08:47 PM   #1
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Dillo and Flash


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Does anyone know if Dillo can use Flash or if and how development on that is coming?
 
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It cannot at present. If you check the dillo homepage, you will find that development on dillo has more or less totally stagnated. The devs just don't have enough time in their lives for it any more. That said, dillo is a pretty small package, and it wouldn't be impossible for one of us to hack it in ourselves.

Out of curiosity, what do you want it for?
 
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It cannot at present. If you check the dillo homepage, you will find that development on dillo has more or less totally stagnated. The devs just don't have enough time in their lives for it any more. That said, dillo is a pretty small package, and it wouldn't be impossible for one of us to hack it in ourselves.
Yeah, it might be possible to take up the project. Could be a fun summer project (or a frustrating one ).


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Out of curiosity, what do you want it for?
While I do like Firefox - it at times seems too bloated for its own good. Dillo has that sleek, small, and fast allure to it. A browser for the small/minimalist environment (well, after Lynx that is).
 
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If you like a Firefox and just want less bloat, try Galeon or Skipstone. I have a little experience with each, and Skipstone may be of interest to you. It really does seem like Firefox-lite. It had (last I checked) a pretty similar interface. I'm not sure which (or either) support flash.
 
Old 02-26-2008, 09:13 PM   #5
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If you like a Firefox and just want less bloat, try Galeon or Skipstone. I have a little experience with each, and Skipstone may be of interest to you. It really does seem like Firefox-lite. It had (last I checked) a pretty similar interface. I'm not sure which (or either) support flash.
I tried to install Skipstone from source on Slackware and it gave me errors asking where the mozilla includes were.

Galeon didn't think I had enough Gnome on my system to compile it.
 
Old 02-26-2008, 09:35 PM   #6
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Slackware probably has a galeon package. I do seem to remember that skipstone was a pain to compile. I think it required mozilla sources for gtkembedmoz. Hrm.
 
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Slackware probably has a galeon package. I do seem to remember that skipstone was a pain to compile. I think it required mozilla sources for gtkembedmoz. Hrm.
I looked for current Slackware packages for Galeon and Skipstone (and Ogle, but that is from another thread). I couldn't find them.
 
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Hrm, you seem to be right. Do you use Gnome? Galeon may be bundled in with dropline, which wouldn't show up in normal package searches.
 
  


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