Showing posts with label linux. Show all posts
Showing posts with label linux. Show all posts

Flash Player debugger for Linux x64

Hi,

In order to use flash in the debug mode you will need the flash player debugger version. Unfortunately there is no support for Linux 64 bit version :/

There is a workaround which kind of works :)

Follow the steps below:

  • Download the 32 bit version of flash debugger:
 http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/updaters/11/flashplayer_11_plugin_debug.i386.tar.gz

  • Unzip it and replace current plugin (if exists):
sudo cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so (Firefox)

  • Install nspluginwrapper
It may be easy as 'sudo apt get install nspluginwrapper' or much more tricky - you may need to resolve all required dependencies).

  • Use the nspluginwrapper to "wrap" the 32 libriary:
sudo nspluginwrapper -i/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so

  • Check your flash player version:
  http://flashbuilder.eu/flash-player-version.html



If all OK you should see 'debugger' version.


Have fun :)



Microsoft Lync for Ubuntu / Linux

If you are Linux user and require to use Microsoft Lync communication you may have small problem. Currently it works only for Windows based systems or eventually for Macs.

So what can Linux user do?
Actually there is quite easy workaround. You can use Pidgin as general IM tool and install additional plugin which will get you connected with Lync users.

Follow the steps below:
  • sudo apt-get install pidgin
  • sudo apt-get install pidgin-sipe (this has specified plugin)
From now on you can add "Office Communicator" account to the Pidgin.

Provide your details (user name, psswd, etc.) and try to connect. It can offer to accept the certificate which is fine to do.

There might be 'READ ERROR' on connection. If so, run command below before starting Pidgin:

export NSS_SSL_CBC_RANDOM_IV=0

pidgin

However it may be annoying to type this extra bit every time you run the IM. In that case you may consider of writing small script to do that for you.

This solution has been tested under Ubuntu distribution but should also work for other cores.

Cheers!