D. Michael McIntyre michael.mcintyre at
Sat Oct 20 23:58:22 UTC 2007

On Saturday 20 October 2007, xpol wrote:
> Anyway firefox is working.
> So shockwave works for Firefox, not for Konqueror?

No, there is no shockwave for Linux at all, but I think "shockwave flash" 
really is just flash.  If a given site is working in Firefox, it should work 
with Konqueror too.

To compare which plugins what browser knows about, you can go 
enter "about:plugins" into the URL bar of each.  In my case, they're both 
showing pretty much or exactly the same plugins, and they show the flash 
plugin as "Shockwave Flash."  This is not the same thing as "Shockwave."  If 
a site requires Shockwave, you are completely screwed on Linux, with 
absolutely no hope (unless maybe you get the Windows plugin working via WINE 
or something, but let's not go there.)
D. Michael McIntyre 

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