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ive been having a bit of trouble with either flash or whatever is used to play Veoh videos, the video in Veoh is just not showing up, most likely flash though, from the Tools > Add-ons > plugins it shows that i have Shockwave plugin for Flash. i am on Ubuntu 8.04 and i am asking for help. please and thank you
If there is no Shockwave plugin for GNU/Linux, how could you have installed one?
I'm not sure what you're driving at?
For the distro I use there is a FlashPlayer-9.0.rpm file. Once installed my browsers identify it as being Shockwave Flash, urpmq reports back what I posted previously.
Unless you are saying there shouldn't be one? That maybe so. To continue saying there isn't one available for GNU/Linux (even though I've provided info about what I have installed and, what is being reported as being installed) is kinda strange.
Why do you insist there isn't one? Please clarify.
To continue saying there isn't one available for GNU/Linux (even though I've provided info about what I have installed and, what is being reported as being installed) is kinda strange.
Heh. Not as strange as claiming to have installed a non-existent plugin!
Anyhow, thanks to David the H. for clarifying my line of questioning.
According to the link you provided, the call is for an "official" Shockwave player. Does that mean there is an unofficial one?
I seriously doubt it. I mean, I know of Gnash, but that applies only to Flash, not Shockwave. AFAIK people that need to run Shockwave stuff on GNU/Linux must resort to using something like CrossOver Office. Maybe Wine would work too, I don't know.
im trying to install Adobe's Flash player with this tutorial and im getting "WARNING: Please enter a valid installation path.", any ideas ?
You don't really need a tutorial or the installer in order to install the Flash Player. Just download the tarball, unpack it (right click on it and select Extract Here), cd into the extracted directory, and then just copy the libflashplayer.so file to your Firefox plugins directory with a command like: