Flash Player on 64 bit linux - Firefox

Mike Hollis zzflop at embarqmail.com
Wed Jan 5 11:10:34 PST 2011


On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 01:58:33PM -0500, Mike Hollis wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 06:47:55PM +0100, Lars Bamberger wrote:
> > On 05.01.2011 15:45, Mike Hollis wrote:
> > >> I am using LFS-6.6 on a 64 bit machine, with KDE-3.5.10 I also compiled firefox. 
> > >>
> > >> I downloaded the last flashplayer plugin (libflashplayer.so) ,and the firefox detects it well , when visiting about:plugins. 
> > >>
> > >> But the problem is: a blank box appears instead of the needed animation. 
> > >>
> > >> Even with Konqueror , it doesn't work . 
> > >> Should be there any library prerequisties??
> > >> Is there any way to solve this ? 
> > >> Or is there another SWF player that could be used instead of flash player. 
> > >>
> > >> Thank you 
> > > 
> > >  I did a quick look at the book for KDE and firefox dependencies and 
> > > didn't see that libcurl was listed except as an option for firefox,but
> > > it is needed for the latest flashplayers.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --- Mike Hollis ----
> > 
> > I'm using Shockwave-Flash-10.1r10 with firefox-3.6.13 (with GNOME). That
> > works perfectly here. libcurl does not seem to be a dependency for
> > libflashplayer.so. (See output of 'ldd libflashplayer.so')
> > 
>  ldd indeed does not show it as a dependency, but I renamed all the 
> libcurls.* in /usr/lib and I have the symptoms the poster is reporting.
> Rename them correctly and it works.
> 
> --- Mike Hollis ----
> -- 

 Additionally firefox run from an xterm gives :

Adobe Flash Player error: could not load cURL library

----M Hollis---



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