[WNYLUG-Users] last.fm and Firefox

Darin Perusich darin at darins.net
Wed Mar 7 12:56:50 EST 2012


How about "Blinky FooBar"?

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Later,
Darin



On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 12:56 PM, matthew <mkoerner70 at gmail.com> wrote:
> There's a blast from the past, is Bob still alive ?
>
>
> On 03/07/2012 12:49 PM, josephj at main.nc.us wrote:
>>
>> No, this one is about a year old - pretty current.
>>
>> If I want nostalgia, I boot up my desktop which is a Dell Pentium II
>> 266MHz which still runs Mandrake 9.1 that Bob Meyer installed for me at an
>> nflug meeting at Pete's house.  I think that was sometime around 1995 - 7.
>>
>> Joe
>>
>>> I asked because I assumed it was some ancient piece of hardware that you
>>> were using.  Which usually is the case!
>>>
>>> On 03/07/2012 11:52 AM, Monkberry wrote:
>>>>
>>>> lmao!
>>>>
>>>> On 03/07/2012 11:35 AM, josephj at main.nc.us wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm old enough to remember what a Commodore PET was, but not crazy
>>>>> enough
>>>>> to try to run *anything* on one of them - *if* there are any that still
>>>>> work.
>>>>>
>>>>> This is a Toshiba R705P40 I3 notebook.
>>>>>
>>>>> Why on earth (or elsewhere) do you ask?
>>>>>
>>>>> Joe
>>>>>
>>>>>> Are you attempting to get this to run on a commodore pet?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 03/07/2012 09:05 AM, Brian Powell wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Should be an installer script in the tarball or simply google how to
>>>>>>> install flash for your distro.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Mar 7, 2012 7:56 AM,<josephj at main.nc.us
>>>>>>> <mailto:josephj at main.nc.us>>   wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>      OK.  How do I do that?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>      I went intoabout:plugins  and disabled flash (gnash).
>>>>>>>      Then, ran check plugins which led me to download
>>>>>>>      install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz from the adobe site
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>      but that's a weird tarball.  It needs to be extracted with sudo
>>>>>>>      and it puts
>>>>>>>      libflashplayer.so in the current directory (which looks like it
>>>>>>>      should be
>>>>>>>      /), so you have to run it from the right place to start with or
>>>>>>>      move it
>>>>>>>      afterward.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>      Joe
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>      bigbird at halo:~/installs$ tar -tvf
>>>>>>>      install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz
>>>>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr 18782520 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      libflashplayer.so
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49 usr/
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49 usr/bin/
>>>>>>>      -rwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr   472616 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/bin/flash-player-properties
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>> usr/share/
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/pixmaps/
>>>>>>>      lrwxrwxrwx flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/pixmaps/flash-player-properties.png ->
>>>>>>>      ../icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/flash-player-properties.png
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>> usr/share/kde4/
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/kde4/services/
>>>>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr     4354 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/kde4/services/kcm_adobe_flash_player.desktop
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/applications/
>>>>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr      968 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/applications/flash-player-properties.desktop
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/
>>>>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr     1144 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/flash-player-properties.png
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/22x22/
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/22x22/apps/
>>>>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr     1105 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/22x22/apps/flash-player-properties.png
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/apps/
>>>>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr      848 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/24x24/apps/flash-player-properties.png
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/
>>>>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr      623 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/flash-player-properties.png
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/
>>>>>>>      -rw-rw-r-- flplbldr/flplbldr     1733 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/flash-player-properties.png
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>> usr/lib64/
>>>>>>>      drwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr        0 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>> usr/lib64/kde4/
>>>>>>>      -rwxrwxr-x flplbldr/flplbldr   563800 2012-02-27 22:49
>>>>>>>      usr/lib64/kde4/kcm_adobe_flash_player.so
>>>>>>>      bigbird at halo:~/installs$
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>      Joe
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>      >   Use the Adobe Flash plugin not the gnash one. There is still
>>>>>>>      >   compatibility issues with gnash at least I have seen it on
>>>>>>> numerous
>>>>>>>      >   sites.
>>>>>>>      >
>>>>>>>      >   On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 8:18 PM, Robert
>>>>>>> Wolfe<rwolfe at fpsoft.net
>>>>>>>      <mailto:rwolfe at fpsoft.net>>   wrote:
>>>>>>>      >>   The last time I had an issue similar to this, I uninstalled
>>>>>>>      Flash and
>>>>>>>      >>   the reinstalled again.
>>>>>>>      >>
>>>>>>>      >>   -----Original Message-----
>>>>>>>      >>   From:users-bounces at wnylug.org
>>>>>>>      <mailto:users-bounces at wnylug.org>
>>>>>>> [mailto:users-bounces at wnylug.org
>>>>>>>      <mailto:users-bounces at wnylug.org>] On
>>>>>>>      >>   Behalf Ofjosephj at main.nc.us<mailto:josephj at main.nc.us>
>>>>>>>      >>   Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2012 8:15 PM
>>>>>>>      >>   To:users at wnylug.org<mailto:users at wnylug.org>
>>>>>>>      >>   Subject: [WNYLUG-Users] last.fm<http://last.fm>   and
>>>>>>> Firefox
>>>>>>>      >>
>>>>>>>      >>   I signed up for a last.fm<http://last.fm>   account and
>>>>>>> tried
>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>      play a station.  It
>>>>>>>      >>   brings up a player panel that looks like flash and does
>>>>>>> nothing.
>>>>>>>      >>
>>>>>>>      >>   How do I fix this?
>>>>>>>      >>
>>>>>>>      >>   I also  went to grooveshark and it said flash didn't work.
>>>>>>>      >>
>>>>>>>      >>   TIA
>>>>>>>      >>
>>>>>>>      >>   Joe
>>>>>>>      >>
>>>>>>>      >>   shelelia at halo:/usr/lib/firefox/plugins$ ls -l total 0
>>>>>>>      lrwxrwxrwx 1 root
>>>>>>>      >>   root 37 2012-03-06 02:50 flashplugin-alternative.so ->
>>>>>>>      >>   /etc/alternatives/firefox-flashplugin
>>>>>>>      >>   lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 43 2012-02-19 15:37
>>>>>>> npwrapper.nppdf.so
>>>>>>>      <http://npwrapper.nppdf.so>   ->
>>>>>>>      >>   /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/npwrapper.nppdf.so
>>>>>>>      <http://npwrapper.nppdf.so>
>>>>>>>      >>   shelelia at halo:/usr/lib/firefox/plugins$ ls -l
>>>>>>>      >>   /etc/alternatives/firefox-flashplugin
>>>>>>>      >>   lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 48 2012-03-06 02:50
>>>>>>>      >>   /etc/alternatives/firefox-flashplugin ->
>>>>>>>      >>   /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so
>>>>>>>      >>   shelelia at halo:/usr/lib/firefox/plugins$ ls -l
>>>>>>>      >>   /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so
>>>>>>>      >>   -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 18782520 2012-03-06 02:50
>>>>>>>      >>   /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so
>>>>>>>      >>   shelelia at halo:/usr/lib/firefox/plugins$
>>>>>>>      >>
>>>>>>>      >>   about:plugins  says I have libgnashplugin.so 0.8.10dev
>>>>>>> shockwave
>>>>>>>      flash
>>>>>>>      >>
>>>>>>>      >>
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>>>>>>>      >
>>>>>>>      >   Brian Powell
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