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Date:      Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:17:31 +0000 (UTC)
From:      Walter Hurry <walterhurry@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Flash?
Message-ID:  <kl6q8r$5fd$1@ger.gmane.org>
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On Tue, 23 Apr 2013 21:37:49 +0200, Fernando ApesteguĆ­a wrote:

> El 23/04/2013 21:24, "Walter Hurry" <walterhurry@gmail.com> escribiĆ³:
>>
>> FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE on amd64.
>>
>> I have installed Flash according to the instructions in the handbook.
>> When I do 'about:plugins' in Firefox, I get the following response:
>>
>> Shockwave Flash
>>
>>     File: npwrapper.libflashplayer.so Version:
>>     Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202
>>
>> MIME Type                       Description             Suffixes
>> application/x-shockwave-flash   Shockwave Flash         swf
>> application/futuresplash        FutureSplash Player     spl
>>
>> When I go to:
>>
>> http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/find-version-flash-player.html
>>
>> it reports that Flash is installed, version 11.2.202.280, and I can see
>> the red bouncing ball.
>>
>>
>> When I go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8tSMKGbnW0
>>
>> again it reports that Flash is installed correctly.
>>
>> When I go to:
>>
>> http://www.chemgapedia.de/vsengine/info/en/help/requirements/flash.html
>>
>> once again, both tests run perfectly.
>>
>> Yet when I go to youtube.com and click on a link, it says "The Adobe
>> Flash Player is required for video playback. Get the latest Flash
>> Player".
>>
>> What is wrong?
> 
> That's an issue with Firefox. Search the list. There is a setting you
> have to change in Firefox in order to avoid that problem.
> 
That did the trick, thanks. The PR is 177404.




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