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Old 06-17-2009, 07:59 AM   #1
foxfire
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Help! Flash 64 Bit Crashing Firefox


I just upgraded my Ubuntu Hardy O.S.to the Ubuntu Jaunty release. Before upgrading, I was able to watch movies on crackle.com. Now, I can't.

I was attempting to fix it so I could watch vids on crackle.com, so, I installed 64 bit flash following the instructions posted on this site ( which I found posted in the Ubuntu forums ) http://sneerwell.blogspot.com/2009/0...lugin-for.html
Now, flash crashes Firefox. How can I remove this off my system? I need flash to work.

Thank you.
 
Old 06-17-2009, 08:02 AM   #2
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You could just find the flash plugin in synaptic. You can remove it from there. I have been using 32bit flash version and I have not had any issue with performance as yet.
 
Old 06-17-2009, 08:16 AM   #3
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It's not in Synaptic.
 
Old 06-17-2009, 08:31 AM   #4
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Do I, possibly, remove wget in synaptic? Would that work?
 
Old 06-17-2009, 09:24 AM   #5
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Hi Foxfire,
It's all about how you installed the plugin. Are you going to tell us? The actual plugin is called libflashplayer.so. All you have to do to remove it is delete the file from the appropriate folder. The appropriate folder depends on whether you've done a system-wide install or just for your account. Knowing how you actually installed the plugin makes giving you advice much simpler.
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