O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Wed Mar 19 06:50:12 UTC 2008

John wrote:
> Hi
> I’m sure you have been asked before but I am a novice to kubuntu 
> although I am used to windows’ have installed kubuntu on my spare pc and 
> I am well pleased so easy to use apart from I needed a shockwave plug 
> in, I have down loaded this ok but something appears to be going 
> terribly wrong when trying to install it. I followed the instructions on 
> the website but it just doesn’t seem to do anything. Can any one give me 
> an idiot proof guide to this as i'm sure once I have done 1 it will all 
> become clear

As far as I know Shockwave is simply not supported under Linux. There 
are apparently ways to make it run using Wine but if you check Adobe's 
website there is no mention of Linux:
or for that matter Firefox/Mozilla

hopefully someone else can correct me...


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