[Newbies] Re: Squeak Firefox plugin on Linux
dabrowsa at indiana.edu
Fri Apr 13 19:34:37 UTC 2007
So which deb package has the right npsqueak.so for firefox? When I
tried the file http://www.impara.de/~jens/ubuntu/squeakland_3.8-4u_all.deb
I got errors both installing and uninstalling (it said npssqueakregister
was missing in both cases, I had to create a dummy file it could delete
in order to uninstall it). Maybe I can just get the file I need from
> Err, I was just trying to explain why it worked in Mozilla and
> Firefox before, and now stopped working in Firefox but still works in
> Mozilla. If you do not know what linking libraries like libXt means,
> ignore that part.
> Replacing the old npsqueak.so with the new one should be all that is
> required to make it work in Firefox again.
> - Bert -
> On Apr 13, 2007, at 0:58 , Andrew Dabrowski wrote:
>> You've lost me. The installer did put npsqueak.so into the
>> plugins directory, but eToys still aren't working in Firefox.
>> What is libXt?
>>> That's exactly the problem - until very recently, both Mozilla
>>> and Firefox linked to libXt by default. Now Firefox does not
>>> anymore. So our new version links libXt directly into the squeak
>>> plugin. It should be sufficient to install the new plugin, and
>>> manually run npsqueakregister. Or even manually create the
>>> symlinks from npsqueak.so into your browser's plugins directory
>>> (that's all npsqueakregister does).
>>> - Bert -
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