[Mono-winforms-list] Load flash player into mono webbrowser

andrea.t andrea.t at vsolutions.it
Tue Jun 30 05:55:13 EDT 2009

Dan Shryock wrote:
> Making sure Flash runs in Firefox is a start, but I've used the flash
> plugin and the mono web browser control before, and to get it to work,
> I had to run my program like this:
> MOZ_PLUGIN_PATH=/usr/lib64/browser-plugins/ mono /path/to/my/app.exe
> Without telling the "browser" where to find plugins, it won't be able
> to load the flash player.  The "/usr/lib64/browser-plugins/" will need
> to be modified to point to the location where your flash player is
> installed (could be /usr/lib/browser-plugins/ or somewhere in your
> home folder, or somewhere else in /usr depending on how the plugin is
> installed).  The actual flash player plugin is named libflashplayer.so
> so once you find a folder that has that file in it, use that.
> Hope that helps.
> Dan
> On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 1:53 PM, Ian Norton<inorton at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, 2009-06-27 at 03:53 -0700, andrea.t wrote:
>>> Hi everybody ,
>>> we have developed a .NET 2.0 gamming application running in custom
>>> machines
>>> under windows embedded.
>>> That application is a client (written in VB .NET) with a webbrowser that
>>> load a asp .NET web application,  now we are trying to migrate that
>>> application under Mono/Linux.
>>> We compile the VS2008 project under Linux with MonoDevelop 2.0, the
>>> application starts and load the web application, all is working quite
>>> well
>>> but we aren't able to load flash into the webbrowser. It's a big problem
>>> for
>>> us because all our games are developed in flash so if we can't load
>>> flash we
>>> must abandon the porting under Mono/Linux.
>>> It seems that the mono webbrowser can't load the flash player. Is there
>>> a
>>> way to load flash player into the mono webbrowser or into a form as an
>>> activeX under windows?
>> Hi Andrea,
>> Flash on linux is a nsapi plugin that you often have to install for
>> yourself. You should I think be able to run firefox in this control,  so
>> i would think that if your normal firefox can run flash, then your
>> control running as the same user will be able to aswell.
>> Are you trying to use gecko or webkit?  Does your flash app run normally
>> on firefox?
>> Regards
>> Ian
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Thank you very much Dan it works
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