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Date:      Tue, 8 Dec 2009 16:38:42 -0600
From:      Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
To:        Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
Cc:        ocean <ocean_ieee@yahoo.it>, Charles Howse <chowse@charter.net>, FreeBSD-Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Gnome desktop for 5 y/o
Message-ID:  <6201873e0912081438y61010dc4lb3fc7001a00e22d0@mail.gmail.com>
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On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 2:18 PM, Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 8 Dec 2009, ocean wrote:
>
>  On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 8:47 AM, Charles Howse <chowse@charter.net>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>        Hi ocean, thanks for the reply.
>>>>        Is there a browser that will work out of the box with flash?
>>>> Most of the
>>>>        games the 5 y/o uses are flash-based.
>>>>
>>>
>>
>> if you install the right ports on a fbsd 8.0 maybe it could just works
>> (it's being discussed in the freebsd forums:
>>        http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=5786
>>
>
> Please, not that horrible thread again.  Just do what's in the Handbook (
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/desktop-browsers.html),
> and Flash 10 works fine with native Firefox on FreeBSD 8.
>
>
>  possibilities are firefox+flash for windows under wine which someone says
>> it works,
>>
>
> It works well.  And the Java plugin works too.  The only problem I see with
> Windows Firefox on Wine is that it takes a double-click to close Firefox
> windows or tabs.
>
>
My child like flash games too, and I went with a vbox install as flash10
periodically dumps and hangs when running some of the more exotic flash
games.  I've seen the same thing happen on linux, but not as much on
windows.

Java plugin works great very stable but lacking some 3d stuff which makes
gaming not as appealing(runescape).

-- 
Adam Vande More



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