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Old 03-29-2006, 02:54 AM   #1
bhogalts
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flash player installation...


hi,
im not able to see flash player pages even though flash palyer 7 is installed in my fedora core 5 system.
when im opening any site it asks me to install plug-ins and shows me that flash player is installed.but flash pictures dont open.
im using firefox version 1.5.0.1
any suggestion pls

thanks
 
Old 03-29-2006, 11:09 AM   #2
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First, find out which is your firefox directory and check under its "plugins" folder.

Mine looks like:

$ ls -l /opt/firefox/plugins/*flash*

total 2080
-rwxr-x--- 1 ico640 ico640 856 2004-05-20 23:34 flashplayer.xpt
-rwxr-x--- 1 ico640 ico640 2096844 2004-05-20 23:34 libflashplayer.so

You must have those two files placed there.
Maybe your Fedora installation installed them elsewhere?

Check it out.

You can always ask Firefox which plugins has installed, by issuing "about:config" within the URL bar.
 
Old 03-30-2006, 06:37 AM   #3
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i have installed flashplayer in RH 9 and it was working fine.
there are 3 different directories:
/usr/lib/mozilla
/usr/lib/mozilla-1.7.12
/usr/lib/firefox-1.5.0.1
and i have installed flashplayer in all the folder separatly and checked after successfull installation.But it didnt work.
do i need to install mozilla firefox again.
and how to istall nescape or opera web browser for xperiments

any help pls.
 
Old 03-30-2006, 06:41 AM   #4
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do i need to reinstall fedora core 5 but will that resolve my issue
or i shud tried linux 9
 
Old 03-30-2006, 11:27 AM   #5
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maybe this will help you resolve your problem: http://www.stanton-finley.net/fedora...ion_notes.html
go to flash section and read there.
 
Old 04-01-2006, 08:13 AM   #6
bhogalts
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hi to all
and thanks for ur suggestions
my issue is resolved. actually i installed netscape 7.2 and from netscape plugin folder i copied 3 files : 1.flashpalyer.xpt 2. libflashplayer.so 3. libnullflashplayer.so
in usr/lib/mozilla/plugins

and it workd fine.

thanks once again
tsb
 
  


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