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I have downloaded flash_player.tar.gz from the Adobe site on Desktop.
I went to the terminal and tried to open it with "tar -zxvf (file).tar.gz
but the machine tells me this:
bash-3.1# tar -zxvf install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz
tar: install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors
Plus when Mozilla tries to "install missing updates" it just can't install Flash player.
Can u tell me why is this happening and how am i going to install Flash Player?
You'd better get it from here. Slackware is different from other distros. Download the source file and the Slackbuild file. Unpack the Slackbuild file, it will create a directory into which you move the source file. Next execute the Slackbuild script.
You don't have to execute that file, just copy it to the correct directory. Did you use the Slackbuild script or the file you downloaded from Adobe website? If you tried using the Adobe file, I advise you to use the Slackbuid as indicated in my last post.
The commands you have to run are listed in the post by catkin.