Re: Galeon keeps asking about plugins
dman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote on 05/09/2001 (19:05) :
> I don't have a java plugin installed, but I do have the flash plugin
> installed. When I went to a flash site I got that puzzle-piece icon.
> Clicking on it prompted me to install the plugin. I said "ok" and was
> redirected to Macromedia's download page. Then I clicked on the
> "Download Now" button and save the linux_flash.tar.gz file to my
> downloads directory (I have a directory ~/downloads where I download
> stuff to, then move it where I really want it). I untarred it and as
> root copied libflashplayer.so to /usr/share/mozilla/plugins (or
> whatever the full path is, I'm not at a debian box right now).
> Restart galeon and the plugin will be loaded. If you go to
> "about:plugins" then you will see a list of all the registered
The java is installed automagically and it doesn't give you this option
to save it first to your home directory.
> Nice quote. I like it.
«Don't use C; In my opinion, C is a library programming language
not an app programming language.» - Owen Taylor (GTK+ developer)
Use Ada 95, a free language. More info at http://www.adapower.com/