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Old 09-11-2009, 09:57 AM   #1
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Question How to install Flash on Redhat 9


I have successfully installed redhat 9 on VMWare. Now I want to install flash on it. While installing flash, a message is displayed that says "The glibc >= 2.4 package could not be found on the system. Installation cannot continue until it is installed." I am unable to install this package. However I have found some help to install this. Here it is :

Unable to run the commands provided in the link. Please someone let me know how to install that package and then the procedure to install flash successfully.


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Don't know if you can find a flahplayer plugin old enough
to be used in RH 9. The OS was declared dead, obsolete
5 years ago, and is insecure to use 7 years after release.
The current Desktop version is Redhat Fedora 11.
Redhat Fedora 1 was released in 2004.
You are just eleven releases behind.

The current free versions, long term supported,
of Redhat Enterprise EL5 are CentOS 5.3 , and
Scientific Linux SL 5.3.

Anyway, old flash is here
... The earliest versions are for Windows only.

And ... you can't change Glibc. Glibc is the system.

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on redhat 9 , even in VM , you DON"T
rh 9 is WAY TO OLD



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