nspluginwrapper help request

Renato Caldas seventhguardian at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 18:22:47 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 6:06 PM, Michal Jaegermann <michal at harddata.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 10:38:51AM -0700, Petrus de Calguarium wrote:
>> My actions:
>> I unpacked the tarball and put libflashplayer.so into
>> /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins.
> Quite likely this will get you into future troubles when eventually
> an rpm-package version will appear; unless you will remove all
> traces of libflashplayer from your system before attempting an
> installation of such package.  Immitating a layout of existing
> packages, i.e. libflashplayer.so in /usr/lib64/flash-plugin/ and a
> link in /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins is likely safer.

SElinux will complain a lot if you place it there manually. You can
safely place it in $HOME/.mozilla/plugins/

>> Does nspluginwrapper automatically detect the addition
>> of a plugin and 'wrap' it?
> No.  Package scripts will do that job.  What selinux will do with
> this is another question. A run of restorecon may help with
> labelling.

If you're installing a 64 bit plugin in a 64 bit browser, you don't
need nspluginwrapper. IIRC you can just use it (if not, just figure
out how to install a normal plugin).


>> The nspluginwrapper documentation states that one run:
>> nspluginwrapper -i
> That script is really called mozilla-plugin-config.  See this:
> $ rpm -ql nspluginwrapper.x86_64 | grep /bin
> and try
>    mozilla-plugin-config -h
> for more information.
>   Michal
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