[Wine]Shockwave - any progress?
phil at tinsleyviaduct.com
Tue May 17 04:31:03 CDT 2005
On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 09:44:55AM +0200, Joachim von Thadden wrote:
> Am Mo, Mai 16, 2005 at 11:29:19 +0100 schrieb Phil Reynolds:
> > On Sun, May 15, 2005 at 10:39:43PM +0200, Joachim von Thadden wrote:
> > > Am So, Mai 15, 2005 at 09:32:54 +0100 schrieb Phil Reynolds:
> > > > I have achieved much of what I wanted to achieve using Wine, with one
> > > > exception. I was hoping to be able to use Shockwave content, but despite
> > > > installing Firefox and the Shockwave plugin, it does not work - it seems
> > > > to stop after the promotional film before the actual requested content.
> > > >
> > > > I know there are "pay" solutions to this problem, but was wondering if
> > > > anyone had found a free solution yet.
> > >
> > > Do you mean the Shockwave Player Plugin? You can use that with Linux or
> > > you can use IE6 with the apropiate plugin under Linux. Use WineTools
> > > for the setup.
> > Hmm... I'm having a lot of trouble with the IE6 install - do I need to
> > bother with this first?
> That's what WIneTools is for. No trouble at all if you use
> wine-20041019. Do not try to install the fonts, this fails.
OK - the problem I am having is a bit more general, actually - I get
BadShmSeg when I try to run anything through wine.
If I can solve that, perhaps there's a chance...
You imply there's away to access this plugin from a Linux-based browser
- is this correct? If so, how?
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