KingVV
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Information - Flash, Java, DivX

Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:54 am

Hello, I would like to buy Raspberry Pi but first I need some answers:

1) With native browser is possible to view websites in Flash or Java ?

2) With a key USB is possible to view in my TV a Divx movie ?

Thanks.

:)

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Bigcat123
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Re: Information

Sat Sep 01, 2012 10:14 am

For question 1:

As far as I know you cannot view flash, java or html5 in the default 'Midori' Browser. :(

Sorry but I am not the person to be answering question 2....
Just a beginner sharing his experiences on his way to geek nirvana...

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Re: Information

Sun Sep 02, 2012 12:29 pm

KingVV wrote:Hello, I would like to buy Raspberry Pi but first I need some answers:

1) With native browser is possible to view websites in Flash or Java ?
You need to install the plugins yourself.
To view Flash then install the Gnash browser plugin.

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sudo apt-get install browser-plugin-gnash
To view Java then install the IcedTea-web plugin.

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sudo apt-get install icedtea-plugin
The two plugins are compatible with all browsers that supports loading NPAPI browser plugins.
Famous browsers like Firefox, Chromium and Moidori do support NPAPI.
KingVV wrote: 2) With a key USB is possible to view in my TV a Divx movie ?
Yes its possible, take a look at the
http://www.raspbmc.com/
and
http://openelec.tv/ - http://wiki.openelec.tv/index.php?title ... spberry_Pi
both can be installed on a sd-card and support running movies with full hardware acceleration from a USB stick or across the network from a NAS.
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KingVV
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Re: Information

Sun Sep 02, 2012 12:50 pm

Thanks !!

If possible to install Firefox on Raspberry Pi ? And Windows ? ;)

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Re: Information

Sun Sep 02, 2012 4:37 pm

Note that gnash is *very* slow and not fully compatible.
This will be very hard to improve (and Adobe wants to kill Flash anyway).

HTML5 video doesn't work yet. Note that the Pi's CPU power is limited.

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sudo apt-get update
apt-get install iceweasel
should install Iceweasel - which is Firefox renamed for trademark reasons.
You can also install chromium-browser (Chrome/Chromium).


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drjoeblack
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Re: Information

Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:55 pm

IceWeasel looks impressive - they have done a great job porting Firefox to the raspi ... but it is too slow. It takes several minutes to load a page, even on an overclocked pie

... and no flash support

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Re: Information

Fri Nov 22, 2013 9:30 am

If you wish, Pidora allow you to have "the real" Firefox.

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Fri Nov 22, 2013 12:30 pm

lynkhirosue wrote:If you wish, Pidora allow you to have "the real" Firefox.
Version 25 ? with full HTML5 Support ? or is it a ESR Release ?

http://html5test.com
http://www.youtube.com/html5

By the way Arch has Chromium version 30 available !
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Re: Information

Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:30 am

drjoeblack wrote:IceWeasel looks impressive - they have done a great job porting Firefox to the raspi ... but it is too slow. It takes several minutes to load a page, even on an overclocked pie

... and no flash support
Iceweasel is a Debian port not Raspberry Pi port. The Firefox name and logo was trademarked so it could not be in Debian.
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Re: Information

Sat Nov 23, 2013 9:31 am

If you want YouTube , try gkreidls Minimal Kiosk Browser.
It supports HTML5 videos on other sites , too (only fullscreen
though).

Another option would be XBMC plugins , but you can't use them
directly under Raspbian.


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Re: Information

Thu Feb 19, 2015 6:29 am

lynkhirosue wrote:If you wish, Pidora allow you to have "the real" Firefox.
Is Pidora really support real firefox browser (not iceweasel) .if it support please guide me to get that browser....................

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