[blfs-support] WebKitGTK-1/Flash

Fernando de Oliveira famobr at yahoo.com.br
Mon Dec 30 04:30:19 PST 2013

Em 30-12-2013 08:41, Richard escreveu:
> Is there some 'trick' or undocumented procedure for building/using webkitgtk-1 with flash? Some build flag that I may have missed or variable which needs to be set?
> I have downloaded the appropriate archive from Adobe - with a readme which tells me to put libflashplayer.so in the 'appropriate directory' (not very helpful).
> A quick search around stackoverflow tended to hint at directories such as:
> /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
> /opt/google/chrome/plugins
> so I have copied the library to both locations with no success. I have searched as best online and I can find nothing helpful.
> So - how do you guys get flash working?
> Many thanks, R.

The plugin is not supposed to be installed at /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/.
There are warnings about that in the web.

Install the plugin at /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin:

Link to it at /usr/lib/mozilla:

ln -sv ../../adobe-flashplugin/libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/mozilla


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