[CentOS] CentOS and ActiveX

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Thu Nov 1 14:28:03 UTC 2012


Lamar Owen wrote:
> On Thursday, November 01, 2012 08:42:51 AM m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Only vaguely on topic, here: does anyone know how, in Firefox on CentOS
>> (6.3), or if it's possible, to see and use ActiveX controls on a
>> website? The calendar here at work has ActiveX controls, apparently,
>> and I can't even see them, much less use them.
>
> There is an 'IE Tab' extension for Firefox, but it requires the ability to
> run the IE layout engine, which is what runs the ActiveX controls.  You
need
> WINE to run IE on Linux.  Crossover has historically been the
recommended way
> to get this working; you can run full-up IE on Linux using Crossover.
> www.codeweavers.com

Oy. That's *way* more than I wanted to deal with. Thanks, though.

    mark



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