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Re: Mozilla browsers and Flashplayer

On Mon, 04 Oct 2004 13:03:51 -0700, Freddy Freeloader
<fredddy@cableone.net> wrote:
> I have a strange problem with Mozilla browsers, both Mozilla and
> Firefox, and Flashplayer when I install sarge using the netinst cd.
> If I install woody first, and then do a dist-upgrade from there all
> sites that use flash work normally, but if I do a fresh install using
> the new installer some of the sites, such as MLB's Gameday do not
> display correctly.  At first I thought this was something to do with
> just the browser and Flashplayer but then realized that this only
> happens on fresh installs using the new installer, so it would seem to
> me that it has to be related to something being left out or changed in
> the system between woody and sarge.
> What happens is that in the areas that normally display player stats for
> the game display nothing expect for player names and then a total at the
> bottom of where each column should be.  This is an accurate total of
> hits, BB's, KO's RBI's, etc... to that point in the game there's just no
> stats displayed above the totals, and the inning by inning scores are
> all blank too along with all pitching stats.  In the box that shows each
> pitch location the graphics are off there too.  It shows them, but
> displays them differently than when the page works normally.
> Has anyone else experienced this?

No, but I do seem to recall that flashplayer requires some fonts to be
installed. Maybe it is these that you are missing? It's documented in
its readme I think. (package gsfonts if I'm not mistaken)


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