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Re: install of moz plugins

On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 04:56:28PM -0700, Richard Weil wrote:
> What's the proper way to install a mozilla plugin,
> like Flash, that obviously isn't packaged? I went
> ahead and installed the Flash plugin per its
> instructions, i.e. copying a few files into
> /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins. Is there a different, more
> technically correct approach, like installing in
> /usr/local/bin and creating a symlink or something?
> Just curious.

What do you mean, "obviously isn't packaged"?

jwb@noodles ~ % apt-cache show flashplugin
Package: flashplugin
Priority: optional
Section: contrib/web
Installed-Size: 79
Maintainer: Takuo KITAME <kitame@northeye.org>
Architecture: i386
Version: 5.0r48-7
Depends: ruby, debconf
Recommends: netscape|mozilla-browser|mozilla-browser-snapshot
Filename: pool/contrib/f/flashplugin/flashplugin_5.0r48-7_i386.deb
Size: 22730
MD5sum: 75138bcc70429210d2ea604130fdb48a
Description: Macromedia Flash plugin installer
 Macromedia Flash plugin installer.
 It will download flash_linux.tar.gz archive from Macromedia.
 It support netscape4, mozilla and mozilla-snapshot.


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