Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 199006
Adobe Shockwave Flash not working well with Firefox on FC5, but does work in FC4.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:37 EST
Under Fedora Core 5, Firefox 220.127.116.11 with Shockwave Flash 7.0 r63 does
not render properly some flash sites. An example:
Notice the text missing near the prices.
Normally I would not report such a problem here, thinking that this
would probably be a problem with Firefox or Adobe Flash... except that
the same configuration does work on Fedora Core 4. This leads me to
believe that the problem is probably somewhere else, within Fedora Core
5. Xorg, Gnome? Since Firefox and Flash are the same, the problem must
lie elsewhere. A friend of mine tested the same site on a FC5 machine
(Firefox and Flash version unknown), and he suffered from the same
On FC5, I tried Firefox 18.104.22.168 provided by the Fedora repository and
a version I downloaded from Mozilla's website. On FC4, I ran Mozilla's
version of 22.214.171.124.
Attached, screenshot of the above web page for FC4 and FC5. Same
version of Firefox and Flash.
Created attachment 132492 [details]
FC5 screenshot of Flash Failure with Firefox.
Created attachment 132493 [details]
FC4 screenshot of Flash working with Firefox.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 184028 ***