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Old 02-15-2009, 09:57 PM   #1
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flashplayer 10 not recognized by firefox-1.5.06.uci on dsl -- i copied the .so file


soo tired of this. anyway anybody know what the hell is up? these .uci applications, it says when i download, just copy any plugins into the designated 'firefox-plugins' folder. so i do that with the flashplayer lib....so file and nothing. nada. ever ever ever. it's so tiresome. all i'm trying to do is upload one frickin song to myspace. and it's impossible? give me a break.
 
Old 02-15-2009, 11:24 PM   #2
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On my box (Slackware 12.2) it is in /usr/lib/firefox/plugins
 
Old 02-16-2009, 02:10 AM   #3
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See where Firefox's defaultplugin.so is stored using find, and put your plugin there. I've seen /usr/lib/mozilla/plguins, what laitcg said, /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/plugins... and your home dir, like ~/.mozilla/firefox/plugins and similar.
 
Old 02-16-2009, 02:15 AM   #4
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I just installed flash (from Adobe's web site) on Firefox 3.0 and it really is that easy. I don't know for sure why it isn't working for you the same - but my first guess would be that you are using a very old Firefox... Plugins often don't work across different releases.
 
Old 02-16-2009, 09:15 AM   #5
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May be the quite new 'flashplayer 10' doesn't work
in the very old 'firefox 1.5' ? ?

Older flash is here
http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/view...4266&sliceId=1
.....
 
Old 02-19-2009, 12:04 AM   #6
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thanks

those are all really helpful. i have tried updating firefox to 3.0, but that's not working. i think i should start with my dsl distro, and get that updated first ... duh. well, i was frustrated about it, but i'm working around it. thanks for the helpful suggestions, i really appreciate it.
 
  


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