[SATLUG] bug with flash in linux

Samuel Leon leon36 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 15 16:03:26 CST 2007


Ed wrote:
> Ed wrote:
>> Samuel Leon wrote:
>>> Chris Lemire wrote:
>>>> There appears to be a bug with the Linux version of Flash. Is anyone 
>>>> able to render this site properly in Linux? One of my friends said 
>>>> he was going to install Firefox in Wine to view that website. Also 
>>>> there's been debate, and many people are saying that Firefox runs 
>>>> faster in Wine than it does natively in Linux.
>>>>
>>>> http://www.tm-united.com/eng/
>>>>
>>>>        ---------------------------------
>>>> Never miss a thing.   Make Yahoo your homepage.
>>>
>>>
>>> Yuck. I almost typed a giant rant on how I hate flash websites, but I 
>>> guess I will hold off for now.  But no, that site doesn't work in 
>>> konqueror either and it is fully standards compliant.
>>>
>>> Sam
>> Site doesn't render in Opera either.  Hm.  I wonder if Firefox's 
>> Agent-Switcher is still out there, and if it would render the site as 
>> an IE?
> Addendum to this post:  How odd... I can get the site to render properly 
> in IE, FF and Op on my older Windoze 2k server, but not, under any 
> conditions or on any browser on my Linux laptop (including installing FF 
> User Agent Switcher, and setting it to render the site as Windows Vista, 
> IE 7).  However, I'm also currently (as I write) watching an episode of 
> CSI on CBS.com via Adobe Flash Player 9 - on my Linux laptop.  Somehow, 
> I don't think the problem is with the Linux/Flash combination, but, 
> rather, something with the site.
> 
> Cheers;
> 
> Ed
> 


I know running the site through http://validator.w3.org/ spits out all 
kinds of errors.  Might not a standards requirement for flash though, I 
don't know.

Sam


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