[Centos] Re: Flash plugin for CentOS
gravesricharde at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 11 14:16:40 UTC 2004
> I've got an easier solution.
Excellent! Your solution is absolutely easier, and IT
WORKS! After following your instructions, "This Land"
by the JibJab brothers played without a hitch.
With your permission, I will write up an FAQ and give
you the credit.
If anyone has not seen "This Land" yet, you owe it to
yourself to take a look:
Next I need java. When I go to the official US time
site, http://www.time.gov/, and go to a time zone, I
want to see the seconds go by (without having to click
to refresh). Can you help with that as well?
Perhaps one FAQ could cover both the Flash plugin and
--- centos-request at caosity.org wrote:
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> From: "Nels Lindquist" <nlindq at maei.ca>
> Organization: Morningstar Air Express Inc.
> To: centos at caosity.org
> Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 13:46:08 -0600
> Subject: Re: [Centos] Shockwave Flash player for
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> On 9 Aug 2004 at 7:03, Rick Graves wrote:
> > I am using CentOS-3 as a desktop distribution.
> > the exception of fewer red hats and some different
> > logos, it looks exactly like RedHat 9 to me.
> Which is unsurprising, since RHEL 3 is based on RH
> > I prefer not to download and install something
> > YUM could not help keep up to date.
> I can understand the sentiment, but depending on
> what you're doing,
> you may ultimately end up having to download and
> install a package
> directly, or even (*gasp*) build something from
> source. It's not
> *that* scary. Really. :-)
> > If I volunteered to be the "package maintainer",
> > browser enhancements be included in the "extras"?
> I've got an easier solution. Edit /etc/yum.conf and
> add the
> - -- begin --
> name=Macromedia Flash Player for Red Hat Linux 3
> # http://macromedia.mplug.org/apt/redhat/3/
> # http://sluglug.ucsc.edu/macromedia/apt/redhat/3/
> # http://macromedia.rediris.es/apt/redhat/3/
> - -- end --
> Uncomment one of the repository URIs as appropriate.
> You'll also
> need to either set gpgcheck=0 (not recommended) or
> install the Fedora
> project GPG key which is used to sign these
> packages. If you don't
> already have it, do (as root):
> > rpm --import http://www.fedora.us/FEDORA-GPG-KEY
> Then you can simply:
> > yum install flash-plugin
> and everything should work as you would expect.
> The usual "yum update" should track the Macromedia
> repository as
> - ----
> Nels Lindquist <*>
> Information Systems Manager
> Morningstar Air Express Inc.
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