A wine success story
doctormo at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 16:31:32 CDT 2006
I wonder if we can get the shockwave player working with the linux
version of linux via some kind of wine layer instead of installing
firefox for windows.
On 10/5/06, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> I admit, I cruise new blog posts just to see what people are writing about Wine.
> Today I saw one ( http://www.ubuntux.org/shockwave-player-ubuntu-linux )
> that says
> "I have discovered a way to get Shockwave working under Linux.
> I am using Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake), Wine 0.99.22, Firefox 188.8.131.52,
> and Shockwave 10.1.4.020.
> 1. Install Wine. ... Wine will automatically associate .exe files
> with itself.
> More information on Wine is available at http://www.winehq.com .
> 2. Download the Windows version of Firefox and install. Wine will
> ensure the installer functions correctly.
> 3. Install the Windows version of Shockwave for Mozilla. I
> downloaded and installed it manually (slim install).
> After these steps, I had a working Shockwave player from within Firefox. "
> Now that's the kind of user story I like to see!
> - Dan
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