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Old 05-19-2009, 08:56 AM   #1
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Adobe Flash Player


I would like to watch tv shows on Ubuntu 9.02. Which version of Adobe Flash player would I need?

Thanks
 
Old 05-19-2009, 09:03 AM   #2
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The latest from Adobe site should be enough.
 
Old 05-19-2009, 09:19 AM   #3
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I'm fuzzy on this area, but there are a variety of formats and players---many of which should also be installed on Ubuntu. Please tell us specifically which kinds of videos or which websites.
 
Old 05-19-2009, 09:22 AM   #4
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^ i'm a little bit confused on the question as well. if you know you need adobe flash player why didnt you install it ?

whenever i go to youtube or whatever and it isnt installed, firefox would ask me if i want to install it.
 
Old 05-19-2009, 11:53 AM   #5
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Maybe the OP is asking which browser plugin.ie-32 or 64 bit?.
 
Old 05-19-2009, 02:16 PM   #6
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Watching streaming Video

I am sorry for the lack of clearity in my question, but this is so new to me that I find it somewhat confusing. Maybe I can make it clearer. I would like to watch videos on this site.

http://www.fancast.com/full_episodes...ine|2337014394
 
Old 05-19-2009, 05:00 PM   #7
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works for me (fedora-9). what issues are you having ?

does firefox not prompt you that you need to install flash ?

whenever i go to youtube/ hulu/ whatever the browser finds the plug-in and automatically installs it. (did you restart your browser after it downloads and installs flash ?)

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Old 05-19-2009, 05:35 PM   #8
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Where do I go from here?

I tried downloading it but this is what I got.

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Old 05-19-2009, 05:38 PM   #9
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Code:
sudo dpkg -i install_flashplayer_10_linux(2).deb
 
Old 05-19-2009, 07:13 PM   #10
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sudo dpkg -i install_flashplayer_10_linux(2).deb
Thanks, but could you please elaborate on this. This is so new to me.
 
Old 05-19-2009, 07:18 PM   #11
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What repo is suggesting you do is type the command he gave you in a terminal which should install the flashplayer for you.

sudo to become root,
dpkg is the installer,
i to install
the last part is the name of the package to install.
 
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What repo is suggesting you do is type the command he gave you in a terminal which should install the flashplayer for you.

sudo to become root,
dpkg is the installer,
i to install
the last part is the name of the package to install.
Tried it, and this was the result

daniel@daniel-desktop:~$ sudo -i install_flashplayer_10_linux(2).deb
bash: syntax error near unexpected token `('
daniel@daniel-desktop:~$
 
Old 05-20-2009, 12:50 AM   #13
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Quote:
sudo -i install_flashplayer_10_linux(2).deb
The correct command is
Code:
sudo dpkg -i install_flashplayer_10_linux(2).deb
If you still get the error, rename the file
Code:
mv install_flashplayer_10_linux(2).deb install_flashplayer_10_linux.deb
then
Code:
sudo dpkg -i install_flashplayer_10_linux.deb

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Old 05-20-2009, 01:15 AM   #14
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Go to http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
Select .deb for Ubuntu and download the file. Once download is complete double click it. It will ask for your password and install it.
 
Old 05-20-2009, 03:00 AM   #15
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^ i guess the debian version of firefox only downloads the package and doesnt install it automatically...

use dpkg as suggested above to install manually.
 
  


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