Lightspark 0.8.5 browser plugins for firefox

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Lightspark 0.8.5 browser plugins for firefox

Unread post by pcbugfixer » 2022-05-22, 09:12

Operating system:Windows
Browser version:100.0.2
32-bit or 64-bit browser?:64bit
Problem URL:
Browser theme (if not default):
Installed add-ons:
Installed plugins: (about:plugins):

If possible, please include the output of help->troubleshooting information (as text):Lightspark 0.8.5 browser plugins for firefox need the about:profiles location and be able to Create "plugins" folder. please
**PASTE troubleshooting information here**Lightspark 0.8.5 browser plugins for firefox need the about:profiles location and be able to Create "plugins" folder. please

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Re: Lightspark 0.8.5 browser plugins for firefox

Unread post by Moonchild » 2022-05-22, 11:51

We're not Firefox. We can't help you with a plugin path on it.
Our profile location is different. The plugin author, if they want to install the plugin in Pale Moon, will have to use any of the available recommended ways to install the plugin system-wide (e.g. by using the registry), application-wide (by using the app plugins folder) or using the profile method (by using Pale Moon profile folders)
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Re: Lightspark 0.8.5 browser plugins for firefox

Unread post by moonbat » 2022-05-23, 02:39

You don't even have to bother with this crap when Pale Moon already supports the original Flash plugin. Search the forum for links to the last working version.
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Re: Lightspark 0.8.5 browser plugins for firefox

Unread post by Moonchild » 2022-05-23, 07:06

Oh is it one of those pseudo-flash things to have a broken&incomplete translation to canvas or what not? Yeah no need to bother with that.
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Re: Lightspark 0.8.5 browser plugins for firefox

Unread post by moonbat » 2022-05-23, 07:24

I saw the description. it's some attempt to implement an open source equivalent of Flash. How it's supposed to work without the NPAPI plugin framework in Firefox beats me.
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Re: Lightspark 0.8.5 browser plugins for firefox

Unread post by Moonchild » 2022-05-23, 07:34

moonbat wrote:
2022-05-23, 07:24
How it's supposed to work without the NPAPI plugin framework in Firefox beats me.
If it doesn't use NPAPI then it's not a plugin and will probably be an extension doing it the same way most of these do it: intercept web requests/analyze documents to see <embed> or <object> and rewrite it to an html5 canvas, then read the .swf and attempt to recreate what flash does. This would be a WebExtension and not compatible with Pale Moon.

If it does use NPAPI then there's no point in even using it when you can use a complete version of Adobe's actual plugin.
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Re: Lightspark 0.8.5 browser plugins for firefox

Unread post by moonbat » 2022-05-23, 07:38

Not going to be great performance wise I guess?
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Re: Lightspark 0.8.5 browser plugins for firefox

Unread post by Moonchild » 2022-05-23, 12:00

moonbat wrote:
2022-05-23, 07:38
Not going to be great performance wise I guess?
Canvas does OK-ish, performance-wise, thanks to some smart use of acceleration... but it's the actionscript stuff that really causes issues.
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Re: Lightspark 0.8.5 browser plugins for firefox

Unread post by Disil07 » 2022-05-24, 10:58

Their wiki instruct users to install the plugin on Pale Moon, by installing them in /plugins folder in browser profile.

I have tried this before, and it worked. I decided to delete it and just use the last working Flash plugin, because Lightspark is buggy as hell on some games that i play regularly.

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