Gentoo Archives: gentoo-doc-cvs

From: "Joshua Saddler (nightmorph)" <nightmorph@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc-cvs@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-doc-cvs] gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en: gentoo-amd64-faq.xml
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 07:07:16
nightmorph    09/03/12 07:07:10

  Modified:             gentoo-amd64-faq.xml
  Updated Flash and OpenOffice sections of the AMD64 FAQ, bug 262236

Revision  Changes    Path
1.31                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-amd64-faq.xml

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Index: gentoo-amd64-faq.xml
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-amd64-faq.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.30
retrieving revision 1.31
diff -u -r1.30 -r1.31
--- gentoo-amd64-faq.xml	10 Sep 2008 19:46:38 -0000	1.30
+++ gentoo-amd64-faq.xml	12 Mar 2009 07:07:10 -0000	1.31
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-amd64-faq.xml,v 1.30 2008/09/10 19:46:38 nightmorph Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-amd64-faq.xml,v 1.31 2009/03/12 07:07:10 nightmorph Exp $ -->
 <guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-amd64-faq.xml">
 <title>Gentoo Linux/AMD64 Frequently Asked Questions</title>
@@ -29,8 +29,8 @@
 <!-- See -->
@@ -248,26 +248,12 @@
 <section id="flash">
-<title>Can I get Macromedia Flash working?</title>
+<title>Can I get Adobe Flash working?</title>
-Yes. Even though Macromedia doesn't provide a 64-bit version of Flash, there are
-a couple ways to get Flash working.
-First, you can use a 32-bit browser like <c>mozilla-firefox-bin</c> or
-<c>opera</c> with the 32-bit Flash. After emerging the -bin package of your
-favorite browser, install Flash by doing <c>emerge netscape-flash</c>.
-Second, you can use a 64-bit browser such as <c>mozilla-firefox</c> with the
-32-bit Flash plugin by emerging <c>nspluginwrapper</c>, a which lets you load
-32-bit plugins on 64-bit browsers. Install your browser, <c>netscape-flash</c>,
-and then <c>nspluginwrapper</c>. The wrapper will automatically detect and setup
-Flash for your browser.
+Yes. Just <c>emerge netscape-flash</c>. Adobe has provided a 64-bit Flash plugin
+starting with version
@@ -277,11 +263,9 @@
-OpenOffice versions prior to 2.0.4 do not build on 64bit systems, so you have to
-use the 32bit binary version, available in Portage as
-<c>app-office/openoffice-bin</c>. If you feel brave you can <c>emerge
-openoffice</c>, but be aware that the 64bit version is not yet tested out
-enough to be considered stable.
+Yes. Run <c>emerge openoffice</c>. It may take several hours and use most of
+your system resources. If you don't think your machine is up to it, you can try
+installing the precompiled binary, <c>openoffice-bin</c>.