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Old 12-01-2014, 11:41 PM   #1
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Question adobe on Knoppix


Okay, I need step by step instruction on installation. I downloaded flashplayer, but don't know how to open it...I installed it on my desktop and tried to open, it asked if I wanted to 'execute' or 'execute in terminal'..I did both..but I am still getting error saying it's not installed when I go into son's game site...any instructions for major Newbie?
 
Old 12-02-2014, 04:23 PM   #2
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Hi:

Try opening your terminal and run:
Code:
sudo apt-get install adobe
You will be asked for your root password, type it in and press enter.
Answer "y" for yes when it ask's you. Type y and than press the enter key.

If that doesn't work right click on the extracted tar ball and open it.
There should be a "Read Me" or an "Install" file to tell you how to install it.
 
Old 12-02-2014, 04:39 PM   #3
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You do know that Knoppix is normally ran as a "LIVE" image on a cd
http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/index-en.html

although 7.4.2 "? can ?" be installed to a hard drive
it normally is NOT


now installed to a usb thumb drive ....
( like the live CD but on a thumb drive)

http://knoppix.net/forum/forum.php
the Wiki
http://knoppix.net/wiki3/index.php?title=Main_Page
 
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Old 12-02-2014, 06:16 PM   #4
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I get the feeling he downloaded the windows exe.

What exactly did you download there amigo?

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Old 12-02-2014, 09:37 PM   #5
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Thank you all very much for your help. My cousin installed Knoppix to my hard drive. I went to the adobe site and downloaded flashplayer for linux. I did try terminal advise, but got message: Unable to locate package adobe.
 
Old 12-02-2014, 10:13 PM   #6
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Doesn't Knoppix need the flashplugin-nonfree?

I'm thinking the reason why "unable to locate pkg" is occuring becuase it's not in the repos that Knoppix's is using.
 
Old 12-02-2014, 10:14 PM   #7
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Thank you all very much for your help. My cousin installed Knoppix to my hard drive. I went to the adobe site and downloaded flashplayer for linux. I did try terminal advise, but got message: Unable to locate package adobe.
Try Here:
http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/kno...sh-player.html

If you haven't updated Knoppix since your friend installed it the update could take a few minutes.
 
Old 12-02-2014, 10:41 PM   #8
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What now?

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says I already have non-free version...don't know how to install
 
Old 12-02-2014, 11:24 PM   #9
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says I already have non-free version...don't know how to install
Did you find the Read Me or the Install file when you un-tarred the tar ball that you downloaded?
That file will tell you what you need to do to install flash.
Generally it's ./configure, make, make install.

This is the readme.txt file that came with the flashplayer plugin. Look for it in the directory that you extracted the install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz. Make sure you have the right pkg for your pc's architecture.

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Old 12-02-2014, 11:33 PM   #10
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Version is Flash Player 11 for Linux version 11.2.202.424. I saved it to desktop..I didn't know where to install it...as I said, I'm a newbie!
 
Old 12-02-2014, 11:40 PM   #11
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This is what needs to be done:

Code:
o Launch terminal and change directories to the location the file was saved to.
	o Unpack the tar.gz file.  Once unpacked you will see the following:
		+ libflashplayer.so
		+ /usr
	o Identify the location of the browser plugins directory, based on your Linux distribution and Firefox version
	o Copy libflashplayer.so to the appropriate browser plugins directory.  At the prompt type:
		+ cp libflashlayer.so <BrowserPluginsLocation>
	o Copy the Flash Player Local Settings configurations files to the /usr directory.  At the prompt type:
		+ sudo cp -r usr/* /usr
I have to find out where your browser plugins directory is.
What version of Firefox are you using?

Most of the packages that I download I leave in the Downloads directory so you might want to move flash to your Downloads directory.

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