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Re: Iceape video problem

On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 10:03:06AM +0100, AG wrote:
> Thomas H. George wrote:
> >On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 03:20:49PM +0200, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> >><snip>
> >>I think you should check if iceape actually uses the correct plugin (and
> >>not some outdated file that was left behind during an earlier attempt to
> >>get flash working, for example).
> >>
> >>Here is how to do that (for iceweasel, I hope it also works for iceape):
> >
> >Ah-ha! Found the difference.  The listing for Shockwave Flash is
> >identical to that shown below except for the entry for the File Name:
> >
> >For the system that doen't play videos: npwrapper.libflashplayer.so
> >
> >For the system that plays videos: libflashplayer.so
> >
> >I deleted all the npwrapper entries in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins and
> >added a symbolic link to /usr/lib/flashplugin-nonfree/libflashplayer.so.
> >Now the iceape browser plays youtube videos.  All OK.
> >
> >
> >iceape is apparently different from iceweasel - I cannot find any
> >about:config.  In preferences/helper applications there is a box "Always
> >use the Netscape Plug-In Finder Service (PFS) to get plugins"  This box
> >has always been checked.  In the top menu bar the pull down from Help
> >includes an item About Plug-ins.
> >
> >
> ><snip>
> Unless I have missed the obvious, I think what Florian was
> suggesting is that you type in the words "about:config" (without
> quotes) into the address bar of your browser and hit enter.  You'll
> get a warning concerning making changes in this section, but once
> you click on the button that says "I understand and wish to
> continue" you should see what Florian described.
> If you already knew all that then sorry for repeating the obvious.

Thanks for the explanation, I did not know this.


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