[OT] Shockwave on Linux

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat Apr 25 03:46:44 EDT 2009

I stand corrected; they were .swf files.

sincerely, Richmond Mathewson.

Ian Wood wrote:
> Are you sure that they were Shockwave files (usually .dcr), not 
> regular Flash files ( usually .swf)?
> As far as I know there's no way short of Crossover/Wine etc. to view 
> actual Shockwave files on Linux.
> Ian
> On 24 Apr 2009, at 21:17, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>> So, searched all over the internet for a shockwave player for Linux, 
>> and in the words of
>> Wikipedia:
>>                "Unlike Flash, the Shockwave browser plugin is not 
>> available for Linux or Solaris
>>                  despite vocal lobbying efforts. However, the 
>> Shockwave Player can be installed
>>                  on Linux with CrossOver or by running a Windows 
>> version of a supported browser
>>                 in Wine (with varying degrees of success)."
> [...]
>> installed the first (as am only interested in playing a few EFL 
>> content shockwave files on
>> the Disk-drives of my PCs) and it worked PERFECTLY.
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