[SATLUG] Re: Quick tip: 64bit Firefox and Flash
masterr at gmail.com
Wed Jun 18 14:57:11 CDT 2008
Whoopse, small typo. That would be "killall -9 npviewer.bin"
Oh and if that doesn't work just kill off
On 6/18/08, Jonathan Hull <masterr at gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought I would share a little trick I found the other day.
> For those of you who run a 64-bit distro and run the 64-bit version of
> Firefox with the Flash plugin inside nspluginwrapper (Ubuntu
> Fiesty/Hardy installs it this way) you can independently kill Flash
> when it dies and keep Firefox running.
> Next time Flash has one of it's hissy fits and freezes up just run the
> command "killall -9 nspviewer.bin" and it will kill Flash but keep
> Firefox running. Refresh the page and you have Flash back again. Just
> be aware that it will also kill of any other plugins currently running
> via nspluginwrapper such as JAVA.
> Works quite well on the one system I have that is 64bit. I even put a
> launcher up on my gnome panel due to how often Flash likes to go tits
> Anyway, hope that helps.
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