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Old 01-12-2009, 12:15 PM   #1
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Iceweasel and Flash


Hey all,

I'm running the latest version of debian on an x86 machine and so far i'm going pretty good (installed lame encoder on my own, yay!). what is really buggin the hell out of me though is iceweasel and this apparently common problem with flash player (v9 or v10). the plugin was listed on aboutlugins and some flash movies would work, but it will not run youtube or any kind of streamed video at all. youtube tells me to download the latest version, which i have done and redone several times now, but still no dice on the video. after my latest attempt to install the flash player it disappeared from the plugin list.

i have done the following (this last time):

-dl'd the tar.gz and unpacked
-in terminal ./flashplayer-installer and started installation
-specified the prog directory as /usr/lib/iceweasel
-installation seems to have succeeded.

any help? please?

-F1D0
 
Old 01-12-2009, 12:24 PM   #2
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is libflashplayer.so in the plugins directory of iceweasel, or linked there ?

From my Lenny box..

user@it-lenny:~$ locate libflashplayer
/usr/lib/iceweasel/plugins/libflashplayer.so
/usr/lib/flashplayer-mozilla/libflashplayer.so
 
Old 01-12-2009, 01:01 PM   #3
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Quote:
Bri-Top:/usr/lib/iceweasel/plugins# locate libflashplayer
/usr/lib/iceweasel/plugins/libflashplayer.so
also i've been reading a similar topic here and also tried to apt-get libflash-mozplugin and libflash-swfplayer, and tried them each individually (rebooting each time) to avoid a conflict issue. still nothing.
 
Old 01-12-2009, 02:00 PM   #4
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also i've been reading a similar topic here and also tried to apt-get libflash-mozplugin and libflash-swfplayer, and tried them each individually (rebooting each time) to avoid a conflict issue. still nothing.
Hi f1d0!

I also had a similar problem ...
Here is what i did

1) Download libflashplayer.so to your /home/xxx directory. (Im running Debian AMD64 lenny and found the Shockwave Flash 10.0 d21 version of libflashplayer.so, is more stable than adobe's ... Anyway!)

2) As a su do the following ...

# mkdir /usr/local/lib/flashplugin
# cp libflashplayer.so /usr/local/lib/flashplugin
# cd /etc/alternatives
# mv flash-mozilla.so flash-mozilla.so-bak
# ln -s /usr/local/lib/flashplugin/libflashplayer.so flash-mozilla.

Wish you luck!
Vas

Last edited by vasmakk; 01-12-2009 at 02:29 PM.
 
Old 01-12-2009, 04:24 PM   #5
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Get rid of libflash-mozplugin and libflash-swfplayer

Use the debian-multimedia.org repo, apt-get flashplayer-mozilla



File name: /usr/lib/flashplayer-mozilla/libflashplayer.so
Shockwave Flash 10.0 r15
 
Old 01-13-2009, 01:52 PM   #6
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thx CraigEvil, that seems to have done the trick, although i can swear i'd done it 10 or so times...

thanks for all the help!
 
  


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