[Newbies] Re: Squeak Firefox plugin on Linux
jens at impara.de
Fri Apr 13 22:55:35 UTC 2007
Andrew Dabrowski schrieb:
> So which deb package has the right npsqueak.so for firefox? When I
> tried the file
> 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
neither has it, in the squeakland image is only the platform independent
the plugin is in the squeak-vm package
it is the normal ubuntu package from the multiverse + the patch which
fixes the plugin bug.
- Jens -
>> 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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