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Subject: Re: FLASH: linux installation problem
From: Gregg Caines
Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2000 22:52:49 GMT

I don't know for certain, but Macromedia is probably using
Flash 5 SWFs now, so (since there is no Flash 5 player for
Linux) you were probably detected by a sniffer and passed
on to an HTML-only version of the site.

It should work on a site that uses Flash 4 plug-ins, assuming
your player supports Flash 4.

Gregg Caines
n e o m e t r i x systems inc.
gcainesatneometrixsystems [dot] com

> Perhaps a FAQ, but this list is quiet, and so here goes.
> Having trouble installing Flash player on a Linux (Pentium Pro
> hardware, Red Hat 6.2 and Netscape Communicator 4.72 software).
> I did the system-wide installation as root. Netscape about:plugins
> reports the presence of Future Splash Player and Shockwave Flash and
> that both are enabled.
> However, when I visit www.flash.com to see an example of Flash at
> work, nothing happens. No sound nor movement. Should there be?
> Haines Brown

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