[csw-users] How do I install plugins for FireFox

Alex S Moore asmoore at blastwave.org
Fri Jun 17 16:39:18 CEST 2005

Josh Kuperman wrote:
> First, I'd like to thank the list. I reinstalled Solaris on my SS10  
> after downloading the 9/04 set of CDs from Sun. I included the 64bit  
> compatibility. And know FireFox works. I can't quite figure out how  
> to install the plug-ins for FireFox. For now I'm just concentrating  
> on Java and Flash, since they were included with the NetScape  
> installed by the Solaris OS install. Where is the "plugins" folder  
> for Firefox when the firefox app is installed by pkg-get.

[amoore at sws602 ~]$ ls -l /opt/csw/libexec/firefox/plugins/
total 5034
-r--r--r--   1 root     root        2363 May 20 14:05 ShockwaveFlash.class
-rwxr-xr-x   1 root     root         856 May 20 14:05 flashplayer.xpt
-rwxr-xr-x   1 root     root     2242324 May 20 14:05 libflashplayer.so
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root          51 May 20 14:06 
libjavaplugin_oji.so -> /usr/java/jre/plugin/sparc/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so
-rwxr-xr-x   1 root     bin        25748 May 19 12:48 libnullplugin.so
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root          44 May 20 14:05 nppdf.so -> 
-rw-r--r--   1 root     root        4139 May 20 14:05 raclass.zip
-rwxr-xr-x   1 root     root      275744 May 20 14:05 rpnp.so
[amoore at sws602 ~]$

I think we determined on this list a few weeks ago that one of the 
*flash* files is no longer used.  I forget which one and it works just fine.

The best that I can remember, when you install shockwave, just point the 
install script to /opt/csw/libexec/firefox


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