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Flash for Firefox on x86_64

Sun, Dec 31, 2006 mdda OSS Blog Comments

Flash for Firefox on x86_64

Best solution : nspluginwrapper

Gnash looks promising, but has problems :

  • Lack of aliased fonts
  • Memory leaks cause small Flash panels to take over machine after a couple of dormant hours
  • No embedded video for or

-rw-r--r-- 1 platformedia users   53132 Dec 31 19:39 nspluginwrapper-  
-rw-r--r-- 1 platformedia users   50362 Dec 31 19:39 nspluginwrapper-i386-  


rpm -ivh nspluginwrapper-*

#### Flash Player 9


 Flash Player 9 beta 1 ( is not supported. [Flash Player 9 beta 2]( ( will work correctly, including with sites using javascript to navigate through other pages. There is a check to prevent the use of FP9 beta 1.  

tar -xzf FP9_plugin_beta_112006.tar.gz

cd flash-player-plugin-

# cp /usr/lib/firefox-  
# nspluginwrapper -i /usr/lib/firefox-  
# nspluginwrapper -l  
Original plugin: /usr/lib/firefox-  
Wrapper version string:  


64bit Flash

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