Fixing the glibc adobe flash incompatibility

Magnus Glantz mg at
Mon Nov 22 11:21:23 UTC 2010

On 11/22/2010 11:52 AM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 11/19/2010 09:41 PM, Matej Cepl wrote:
>> Dne 19.11.2010 15:40, Przemek Klosowski napsal(a):
>>> - freeze glibc to avoid this bug ever (OK, maybe this one isn't serious)
>>> - fix glibc or the flash wrapper to accommodate the buggy clients
>>> - bug Adobe to fix the bug ASAP, do nothing in Fedora
>>> - refuse to use flash and work towards replacing it with Free software
>> Install nspluginwrapper.x86_64, nspluginwrapper.i686, flash-plugin.i686,
>> alsa-plugins-pulseaudio-1.0.22-1.fc13.x86_64, and
>> alsa-plugins-pulseaudio-1.0.22-1.fc13.i686 with all required
>> dependencies (yes, there is a lot of them, how much are you willing to
>> sacrifice for your YouTube?). Restart Firefox and enjoy!
>> Aside from actually working, flash-plugin.i686
>> ( and select "Yum repository") is
>> actually updated so you don't fall so fast victim to all nastiness on
>> the web. 64bit one is IIRC not-upgraded so you can get your browser hosed.
> That's a good answer.  I wonder how we can make sure that people do this.
> Andrew.
With guides on for example:
* fedora project members blogs

As there are a lot of good reasons not to run the 64-bit version at the 
moment, that makes complete sense.

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