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Date:      Wed, 27 Dec 2006 16:07:52 -0500
From:      Sean Bryant <sean@cyberwang.net>
To:        Mario Lobo <mario.lobo@ipad.com.br>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Flash in freebsd
Message-ID:  <4592E0A8.1060800@cyberwang.net>
In-Reply-To: <200612271117.29424.mario.lobo@ipad.com.br>
References:  <4591861E.8090609@cupid.com>	<20061227010507.506fb932@gumby.homeunix.com> <200612271117.29424.mario.lobo@ipad.com.br>

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Mario Lobo wrote:
> Read these instructions from Arjan van Leeuwen.
> 
> It works perfectly !!
> 
> ============================
> Hi Henry, others,
> 
> As of the latest weekly development release of Opera (see  
> http://my.opera.com/desktopteam/blog/), it's now possible to use any Linux  
> plugin in the native Opera for FreeBSD version, including Flash and  
> Acrobat Reader. The feature will be included in the upcoming Opera 9.1.
> 
> For now, it'll require some actions to get it to work, but if you'd like  
> to experiment with this, this might help:
> 0) Make sure you have the x11/linux-xorg-libs port installed.
> 
> 1) Download and extract the latest weekly release for both FreeBSD and  
> Linux:
> http://snapshot.opera.com/unix/Weekly-507/intel-freebsd/opera-9.10-20061205.4-shared-qt.i386.freebsd-en-507.tar.bz2
> http://snapshot.opera.com/unix/Weekly-507/intel-linux/opera-9.10-20061205.1-static-qt.i386-en-507.tar.bz2
> (FreeBSD package is for FreeBSD 6.x and requires Qt installed)
> 
> 2) Copy operapluginwrapper from the Linux package over to the FreeBSD  
> package:
> $ cd opera-9.10-20061205.4-shared-qt.i386.freebsd-en-507
> $ 
> cp  ../opera-9.10-20061205.1-static-qt.i386-en-507/plugins/operapluginwrapper  
> plugins/
> 
> Now, if you want to run the Opera weekly directly from the package without  
> installing (will use a fresh, empty profile, recommended):
> 
> 3) Copy libnpp.so within the FreeBSD package to a new location:
> $ cp plugins/libnpp.so bin/libnpp.so
> 
> 4) Run Opera
> $ ./opera
> 
> If instead you want to install Opera for all users (will overwrite  
> existing installations and use your default profile, not recommended with  
> development releases like this):
> 
> 3) Run install
> $ ./install.sh
> 
> 4) Copy libnpp.so manually to the Opera binary directory
> $ cp plugins/libnpp.so /usr/local/share/opera/bin/
> 
> 5) Run Opera
> $ /usr/local/bin/opera
> 
> The actions described here do not affect Java; you'll still be able to run  
> Java applets with the native version of Java (such as diablo-jdk or  
> diablo-jre).
> 
> We appreciate any reports on whether this feature works as expected (or  
> doesn't at all).
> 
> On Tue, 21 Nov 2006 15:31:30 +0100, Henry Lenzi <henry.lenzi@gmail.com>  
> wrote:
> 
>>  Thanks for you support. I have posted on the forum, on ocasion.
>>  The main issues, for me, are
>>  1) Java (idiablo-jdk - it doesn't work, even though the path is right);
> 
> I'm using it here - the path to use is  
> /usr/local/diablo-jdk1.5.0/jre/lib/i386/. You can post on the forum if you  
> have more problems with this. It could be that you're using a package  
> that's compiled for a different version of FreeBSD; use the .4 package if  
> you're on FreeBSD 6.
> 
>>  2)  the Flash plugin. Is there a way to use the Linux emulation layer
>> in order to get the plug-in working?
> 
> See above :)
> 
>>  3) Cyrillic fonts look small, and you can't make them bigger.
> 
> I don't know about that, but you could file a bug at  
> http://bugs.opera.com/.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Arjan van Leeuwen
> ============================
> 
Actually 9.10 was released and it is supposed to have support out of the 
box for linux plugins. So why not try the latest release.



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