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Old 06-28-2007, 02:23 PM   #1
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How do i install latest flash??


I downloaded the flash player for linux but I am not sure how to install it. The readme wasnt that helpful. Can someone walk me through this please?
 
Old 06-28-2007, 02:29 PM   #2
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chmod +x flashplayer-installer && ./flashplayer-installer
 
Old 06-28-2007, 02:30 PM   #3
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Copy the libflashplayer.so file to your browser's plugin directory (~/.firefox/plugins or similar for other browsers, or equivalent system-wide directory). Restart browser and see if it works. For Firefox (and some others) you can type aboutlugins as the address to open and hit ENTER to see what plugins are loaded.
 
Old 06-28-2007, 02:46 PM   #4
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I was wondering where the browser plugin directory was at??By the way I am using my PS3 with YDL
 
Old 06-28-2007, 03:33 PM   #5
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cd into the unzipped directory, then run, as root:
# ./flashplayer-installer
 
Old 06-28-2007, 08:32 PM   #6
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how do i run as root??
 
Old 06-28-2007, 11:38 PM   #7
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how do i run as root??
he means you have to log-in as the root user before you can use that command.
 
Old 06-28-2007, 11:47 PM   #8
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I believe theres an RPM version of adobe flash player. I got from adobe's site. Well thats just for RPM based distros.
 
Old 06-29-2007, 12:14 AM   #9
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I'm pretty sure YDL uses rpms
 
Old 06-29-2007, 08:30 PM   #10
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I am sooo new to linux I do not know which one I am supposed to download. was it the RPMs one? can someone give me a step by step tutioral on how to install it. Thanks in advance
 
Old 06-29-2007, 09:37 PM   #11
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download the rpm
open up a terminal
cd to the directory the rpm is in
rpm -ivh flashplayer.rpm
 
Old 06-30-2007, 10:07 AM   #12
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Seems like the options given to you at the adobe download site are for i386. Like me you are using YDL, so it wont work for your PPC.
 
Old 06-30-2007, 06:41 PM   #13
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So what will work my PS3 YDL 5.0.1??
 
Old 07-01-2007, 02:17 AM   #14
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I don't think there's a PowerPC version of Flash.
 
  


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