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Re: 64-bit Flash Player

On Sat, 2008-11-22 at 16:44 +0200, Micha wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Nov 2008 07:59:29 -0600
> John Hasler <jhasler@debian.org> wrote:
> > Debian-multimedia now has a native 64 bit flashplayer in Experimental.  I
> > haven't tried it yet so I don't know how well it works.
> I tried that one and it didn't work initially with nspluginwrapter installed. I
> downloaded it directly now and installed and during installation I found out
> that nspluginwrapter left some files behind. Now that I've removed them it
> works fine. Don't know if the original experimental version from multimedia.org
> works also (I just overwritten that version with the downloaded one).
> by the way, nspluginwraper tends to be a very serious cpu hogger, don't know if
> it's that or flash but we'll see in a bit

There isn't a 64-bit acroreader plugin yet, is there?  nspluginwrapper
is needed for that as well...  It is a renegade app on our systems,
leaving ld-linux.so.2 hanging after any use, which then slowly chews up
memory until the system grinds to a halt.

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for
reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.   Albert Einstein

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