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Date:      Mon, 29 Jan 2007 20:40:43 -0800
From:      Garrett Cooper <youshi10@u.washington.edu>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: how to enable linux flash player in firefox
Message-ID:  <45BECC4B.4030506@u.washington.edu>
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Chris wrote:
> Tore Lund wrote:
>> Andreas Davour wrote:
>>> [snip] 
>>> Is what I get when I try Google Video. YouTube works for video, but not 
>>> sound. I wonder if that state "kserel" is what's troubling us?
>> It's past midnight here, so I'll think about this thing tomorrow.
>>
>> I also get YouTube without sound.  But I get http://www.flashsound.com/
>> with sound, and as far as I can understand, that is flash sound.  In any
>> case, I am ecstatic just to get the video, which I did not get before.
>>
>>> I now have 6.2-RELEASE installed, and have not yet tried portinstall 
>>> -PPR. What did you -PPR? Firefox? linux-flashplugin?
>> I downloaded some file managers and editors in order to try them out.
>> Afraid I don't recall too many particulars.
> 
> Here's an idea - if yer not married to the idea of using either T-Bird
> or F-fox (native) install the linux-firefox and linux-thunderbird.
> 
> I did - no issues with shock etc. Just an alternative I spose.
> 
> Mind you, I prefer to use the native, but....

Clarification for those confused: I didn't say Flash 9 wouldn't work on 
FreeBSD--I said Flash 9 _with sound_ wouldn't work. That's just the way 
that they chose to program since OSS "went out of style" in Linux and 
Alsa "got in style" between versions 7 and 9 of Flash.

-Garrett



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