Trouble with localapps firefox+flash on 10.10
If you start an xterm and then start firefox from the shell do you
have some output of what's happening?
On Thu, 2011-02-24 at 18:50 +0100, Christian Møller wrote:
> Christian Møller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Trouble with localapps firefox
> +flash on 10.10
> Thu, 24 Feb 2011 18:50:20 +0100
> (11-02-24 12:50:20 PM)
> I have a problem getting firefox+flash and chromium+flash to work as
> localapps on a fresh Ubuntu 10.10 LTSP install.
> The server is installed from the 10.10 amd64 alternative CD. The
> chroot is i386 made with "sudo ltsp-build-client --arch=i386". After
> generating the client root I installed firefox and
> flash-plugin-installer in
> the chroot and changed my lts.conf to enable localapps.
> When I start Firefox on the client and load a flash-site (a YouTube
> the flash-plugin starts up fine and show up in the process-list on the
> client, but only a black box is displayed in the browser.
> Right-clicking the
> black box gets a context-menu showing "Movie not loaded..." and "About
> Flash Player 10.2.152.27".
> I then installed a stock 10.04 LTS amd64 server, made a new client
> just as before, copied the same lts.conf and here it works - flash
> with no problem.
> I then dist-upgraded the 10.04 LTS server to 10.10. Booting the client
> the 10.04-chroot against a 10.10 server still works - flash plays with
> problem. I then created a new client chroot from my upgraded server.
> flash doesn't work (well, it of course still works if the client boots
> 10.04-chroot, but not when the client boots the 10.10 chroot.
> I've compared file locations of libflashplayer.so in the old and the
> client chroot - they're the same. I've run diff on the
> libflashplayer.so -
> they're identical. I've compared "ps axf"-output on the client while
> firefox and the flash plugin - they're called and executed with the
> same parameters.
> I've tested with 3 different physical client computers all with
> graphics adapters - to rule out a problem related to the graphics
> No result.
> As a final attempt to make it work, I installed Ubuntu 10.10 i386 on
> server and made a client chroot - to have the server and the client
> run on
> the same architecture. No result.
> What have I missed?
> Best regards,
> Christian Moeller.
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