[CentOS] No plugin-directory for firefox in CentOS 5.2

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 15:51:58 UTC 2008


On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 10:43 AM, Bernhard Gschaider <
bgschaid_lists at ice-sf.at> wrote:

>
> >>>>> On Wed, 25 Jun 2008 15:03:26 +0100
> >>>>> "KS" == Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
>
>    KS> Bernhard Gschaider wrote:
>    >> I noticed, that the directory /usr/lib/firefox-3.0b5/plugins/
>    >> is NOT created on CentOS 5.2. Therefor for instance the
>    >> flash-plugin is not installed for the new firefox (After
>    >> manually creating the directory and setting the right symlink
>    >> it works all right)
>
>     KS> installing as a user, should the flash-plugin not go into your
>    KS> ~/.mozilla dir ?
>
> I was going for a system-wide install
>
>    KS> Also, sitewide plugins are better in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
>    KS> which comes from the xulrunner rpm.
>
> You're right. I wasn't aware of this directory. The funny thing
> is: the flash-plugin did a symbolic link to the .so there, but firefox
> doesn't recognize it (It also doesn't find the java-plugin that is
> installed there)
>
>    KS> Atleast, thats the way I look at things, what am I missing
>    KS> here ?
>
> In the .mozilla/plugin it works, but that'S not what I want.
>
> For the time being I will put a symlink to the
> /usr/lib/mozilla-direcotry into the firefox-3-directory (now all ther
> plugins are recognized)
>


After I did "yum upgrade" yesterday, it looks like my Plug Ins for Firefox
are all there. Edit > Preferences > Main > Add Ons > Plug Ins
Shockwave Flash and other plug ins are shown there, in Firefox 3.
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