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Old 01-22-2007, 08:48 AM   #1
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install firefox flash plugin and java on testing etch RC1


I have a fresh installation of Debian testing etch RC1.
howto install firefox flash plugin and java ?

Old 01-22-2007, 08:57 AM   #2
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as far as I know,

apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
Old 01-22-2007, 09:01 AM   #3
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New way: Make sure you have the non-free repositories in your sources.list, then:

# aptitude install sun-java5-jre sun-java5-plugin

Old way.

For Flash, all I did was click OK when the browser came up saying I needed a plugin.

All this, of course applies only to 32-bit OSes, and if you actually have a new install of Etch, you should have IceWeasel instead of Firefox.

Furthermore these things have been posted many times. A simple search of the forums would have returned these answers quickly.
Old 01-22-2007, 10:32 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by rangalo

as far as I know,

apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
thanks, but it doesn't work.
debian:~# apt-get --reinstall install flashplugin-nonfree
Czytanie list pakietów... Gotowe
Budowanie drzewa zależności... Gotowe
0 aktualizowanych, 0 nowo instalowanych, 1 przeinstalowywanych, 0 usuwanych i 0 nieaktualizowanych.
Konieczne pobranie 0B/12,3kB archiwów.
Po rozpakowaniu zostanie dodatkowo użyte 0B miejsca na dysku.
Czy chcesz kontynuować [T/n]? t
Prekonfiguracja pakietów ...
(Odczytywanie bazy danych ... 88213 plików i katalogów obecnie zainstalowanych.)Przygotowanie do zastąpienia flashplugin-nonfree (wykorzystując .../flashplugin-nonfree_9. ...
Rozpakowanie pakietu zastępującego flashplugin-nonfree ...
Konfigurowanie flashplugin-nonfree ( ...
           => `./FP9_plugin_beta_112006.tar.gz'
Connecting to||:80... połączono.
Żądanie HTTP wysłano, oczekiwanie na odpowiedź... 404 Not Found
17:21:07 BŁĄD 404: Not Found.

download failed
The Flash plugin is NOT installed.
Old 01-22-2007, 11:03 AM   #5
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Get it from unstable, it seems it is more uptodate
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Looks like Adobe took that file offline so the installer is unable to download the flash 9 player install file..
it should be trying to grab the file from here:

not that beta plugin version in your posting..


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