Talk:Multimedia/Flash

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Might recommend a free alternative such as swfdec.  Why isn't it packaged for extras?  -[[User:caillon]]
 
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== Firefox plugin finder ==
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I just excised Too Much Information on the [[ForbiddenItems]] page, that included how to work around a Firefox bug with the plugin installer.  We have a flat rule about documenting closed source software workarounds ("DON'T DO IT").  But that bit of text included a link to somewhere that was helpful.  Where do we want our line here?
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NOTE: Firefox's plugin service currently doesn't installs Adobe Flash Player if it is needed because of a [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=416396/ bug] in Firefox. You can follow instructions how to install it [http://fedoraguide.info/index.php/Main_Page#Flash manually].
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[[User:Kwade|quaid]] 20:17, 30 May 2008 (UTC)

Latest revision as of 20:17, 30 May 2008

Yeah, since this is just a licensing matter, we can provide this information, and it's about time we do so.  :-) PatrickBarnes

Might recommend a free alternative such as swfdec. Why isn't it packaged for extras? -User:caillon

[edit] Firefox plugin finder

I just excised Too Much Information on the ForbiddenItems page, that included how to work around a Firefox bug with the plugin installer. We have a flat rule about documenting closed source software workarounds ("DON'T DO IT"). But that bit of text included a link to somewhere that was helpful. Where do we want our line here?

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NOTE: Firefox's plugin service currently doesn't installs Adobe Flash Player if it is needed because of a bug in Firefox. You can follow instructions how to install it manually.

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quaid 20:17, 30 May 2008 (UTC)