flash-plugin- not working within SELinux sandbox

Christoph A. casmls at gmail.com
Wed Aug 11 20:03:43 UTC 2010

On 08/11/2010 09:56 PM, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> "Christoph A." <casmls at gmail.com> writes:
>> If I open about:plugins in a sandboxed firefox flash does not even show up.
>> First I thought that flash is installed locally in ~/.mozilla/plugins
>> but that was not the case. That folder is empty.
>> Maybe there is just a missing link somewhere?
> ...
>> flash-plugin              /usr/lib/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so
> Are you sure that mozilla looks there?  Here is where I install it on a
> 64-bit system.  
> /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so

cd /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins
ln -s /usr/lib/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so .

fixed it.
Thank you.

The remaining question would be:
Why was it working out of the sandbox without problems..?

kind regards,

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