LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-30-2014, 09:00 AM   #1
paulclmnt1
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2014
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
flash player plugins / roxterm


How do I get the flash player plugins and other files and apps to actually work that I have loaded into the ~/.mozilla/plugins directory in Roxterm? I can see them when I use the ~/.mozilla/plugins dir command but they are not being installed and activated because when I check my Add-ons list in the browser, they aren't there and I still get the missing flash plugin message when I try to watch streaming video.
 
Old 07-31-2014, 02:48 PM   #2
John VV
LQ Muse
 
Registered: Aug 2005
Location: A2 area Mi.
Posts: 16,817

Rep: Reputation: 2408Reputation: 2408Reputation: 2408Reputation: 2408Reputation: 2408Reputation: 2408Reputation: 2408Reputation: 2408Reputation: 2408Reputation: 2408Reputation: 2408
"~/.mozilla/plugins"
odd

that should be different
./mozilla/firefox/plugins
--- or ---
/usr/lib64/browser-plugins
--- or ---
/usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins


did you turn on the plugins in firefox ?
 
Old 07-31-2014, 03:09 PM   #3
brianL
LQ 5k Club
 
Registered: Jan 2006
Location: Oldham, Lancs, England
Distribution: Slackware & Slackware64 14.1
Posts: 7,453
Blog Entries: 55

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Must be different for other distros. In Slackware, the flash plugin goes in /usr/lib (or lib64)/mozilla/plugins, and is picked up by any browser.
 
Old 08-01-2014, 11:49 AM   #4
DavidMcCann
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jul 2006
Location: London
Distribution: CentOS, Salix
Posts: 4,158

Rep: Reputation: 1223Reputation: 1223Reputation: 1223Reputation: 1223Reputation: 1223Reputation: 1223Reputation: 1223Reputation: 1223Reputation: 1223
You need to tell us which distro you use when you ask a question.

I've got $HOME/.mozilla/plugins, but there's nothing in it. Normally, the plugin goes in somewhere like /usr/lib/adobe, /usr/lib/flashplugin, or /usr/lib/mozilla (although Mint cunningly hides it in /opt). If you install the plugin from a package in a repository, it should go in the right place automatically.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Download online videos (flash player, jw player) that do not show in plugins mfan Linux - General 3 01-25-2013 11:17 AM
LXer: Howto install Flash, Java, Real Player 32 bit plugins under 64 bit Firefox LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 03-17-2007 12:31 AM
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins not valid install path for macromedia flash player 7? dr_zayus69 Linux - Software 2 08-14-2005 11:13 AM
how to let solaris10 play flash?about flash plugins!!! leafleaves Solaris / OpenSolaris 18 06-23-2005 07:19 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:48 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration