[K12OSN] Morley's Great K12LTSP labs - update

Rob Owens rob.owens at biochemfluidics.com
Mon Jan 28 19:26:42 UTC 2008

Nils Breunese wrote:
> Rob Owens wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 27, 2008 at 04:43:03PM +0100, Nils Breunese wrote:
>>> Tom Wolfe wrote:
>>> P.S.1. We run a K12LTSP 5EL server with 64-bit Firefox and
>>> nspluginwrapper to be able to use the 32-bit Flash Player. That works
>>> fine, but I don't know about sound (and whether the whole 64-bit
>>> versus 32-bit thing has anything to do with it).
>>> P.S.2. Others just install Firefox 32-bit on their 64-bit OS and that
>>> apparently works just fine as well. Don't know if that helps with
>>> sound though.
>>> P.S.3. Apparently Opera 9.5 will support running the 32-bit Flash
>>> Player plugin under the 64-bit version of Opera out-of-the-box.
>> Has anybody on the list had success running Firefox for Windows under 
>> wine, and getting Flash to work that way?
> Didn't the above options work for you or are you just curious?
I was just curious, really.  Trying to determine how many options there 
are to fixing this problem.  Personally I'm with Terrell on this one. 
Heavy dependency on a closed format is bad news.


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