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matthew

08 Mar, 2017 07:50 PM

hi, i am running tenfourfox 45.8.0...it's great but i want to use flash player for the BBC iPlayer. if i type about:config and then tenfourfox nothing shows up, so how can i enable Flash ?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Cameron Kaiser on 08 Mar, 2017 09:38 PM

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    If you're looking for tenfourfox.plugins.enabled, the last version of TenFourFox to support that was 17.0.11. Because of changes in Mozilla's plugin architecture, there is no way to reenable old PowerPC-compatible plugins in TenFourFox 19 and later, so this is no longer possible.

    You might have some luck with SandboxSafari but you're on your own with that.

  2. 2 Posted by gary on 10 Mar, 2017 01:06 PM

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    Ok, so does this mean flash cannot be enabled? So, I cannot watch videos on FaceBook?

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Cameron Kaiser on 11 Mar, 2017 02:43 AM

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    The code to support the PowerPC-compatible Flash plugin no longer exists. Mozilla removed it and restoring it is non-trivial.

    If you need to use Flash and SandboxSafari (linked above) doesn't work for you, you must use another browser.

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