[ZZ Missed] Re: installing flash and real player
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Fri Jul 27 10:28:01 BST 2007
On Friday 27 July 2007, Terence Simpson wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Friday 27 July 2007, Terence Simpson wrote:
>>> Chris Reed wrote:
>>>> I am a new user to Kubuntu 6.06 Dapper Drake. I am having problems
>>>> trying to install flash shockwave player and real player in order to
>>>> access media on the web. I've tried using commands in the Konsole
>>>> terminal but with no success. Any ideas on how to get this to work?
>>> And if you're looking for "Shockwave", then you're stuck, as there isn't
>>> a Linux version.
>> Huh? Sure there is, its installed and running just fine here, get it from
>> the adobe site.
>Shockwave != Flash
File name: /usr/lib/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so
Shockwave Flash 9.0 r48
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled
application/x-shockwave-flash Shockwave Flash swf Yes
application/futuresplash FutureSplash Player spl Yes
And it works just fine here.
>There is the Adobe Flash player, then there is Adobe Shockwave. It's
>used on some sites for games and the like.
>It's also not available for Linux. 
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