As some of you have questions how to evaluate Adobe Flash 10.1 Plugin for Firefox on Linux I have created this short how-to.
You have to register and request for the package at TI site using the following link
After you were approved you will be able to download the file
Please note that this file is intended to be run at PC (x-86 machine)! I have checked this at Ubuntu 9.10
Change file permitions to 0777
$> chmod 0777 Flash10.1_Firefox_Plugin-0.4-Linux-x86-Install.bin
Run this executable by the command:
$> sudo LANG=c ./Flash10.1_Firefox_Plugin-0.4-Linux-x86-Install.bin
here you will see a window (GUI interface) to choose a language. English is the best choice because there are no problems with coding page and actually there is nothing to read there
Use the default directory suggested by the installer (/usr/local/flash10_ffplugin)
next->next->finish… The installation is done!
Take a MMC card for the Beagleboard or other Cortex-A8 based system and mount it at your PC
Here and after I assume to use demo filesystem supplied by Koen Kooi, which you can download from here:
Go to firefox directory at MMC card and copy the installed Firefox plugin to the MMC filesystem:
maxx@maxx-desktop:/media/rootfs$ cd ./usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
maxx@maxx-desktop:/media/rootfs/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins$ sudo cp /usr/local/flash10_ffplugin/usr/lib/firefox-3.6.6/plugins/libflashplayer.so .
remove or save somewhere current flash lib: libgnashplugin.so
Umount the MMC card and boot Beagleboard with it.
Run Firefox and type in the address field:
If the plugin is installed correctly you will see amoung others. Now you can visit flash sites like adobe.com