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Old 08-10-2012, 04:21 PM   #16
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in the corrent location

the 32 bit flash on a 64 bit OS using the 32 bit firefox
libflash goes in the 32 bit folder
/usr/lib/plugins ( or mozilla-plugins)

that uses the 32 bit wrapper to run the 32 bit ff on a 64 bit OS


so
is this a 32 bit OR 64 bit install of Firefox ?

the ff 14 on the mozilla web site IS 32 BIT
the 64 bit flash will not work on a 32 bit FF


for the 32 bit FF ON a 64 bit OS
put the 32 bit flash in the 32 bit /usr/lib/??? plugin folder

however if this is NOT the ff that came with BT5 .If is is a manually installed ff14
you might need to add a "plugin" folder to the ff14 install folder


this is a 100% by hand install
it is NOT going to be easy



but why are you not using the bt repos and " apt-get"
 
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Old 08-10-2012, 04:28 PM   #17
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I'm actually surprised it's this hard. My Firefox and Flash install consists of the Nightly build slapped into /opt and libflashplayer.so in ~./mozilla/plugins.
I do suspect a mismatch of 32 and 64 bit versions or similar.
 
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Old 08-10-2012, 04:34 PM   #18
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FF is 64 bit. It is the firefox that came with BT. When I used apt-get it came up 404 not found.
 
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i simplifide mine down
BUT
i am using the 64 bit build of ff14 on a 64 bit OS using the 64 bit flash

the "fun" starts with
a 64 bit os and a 32 bit ff and a 32 bit plugin
or
a 64 bit os a 64 bit ff and a 32 bit plugin

but i am using the 64 bit FF from the ftp page
http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/mozi...leases/latest/

there is a wrapper for the 32 bit plugins on a 64 bit os

mixing the 64 and 32 bit causes things to get very complex very fast
 
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Old 08-10-2012, 04:39 PM   #20
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Ok. I have the 64 bit OS, 64 bit plugin, and i'm pretty sure it's the 64 bit ff. Should I still install this new ff?
 
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I'm actually surprised it's this hard. My Firefox and Flash install consists of the Nightly build slapped into /opt and libflashplayer.so in ~./mozilla/plugins.
I do suspect a mismatch of 32 and 64 bit versions or similar.
Sorry this was perhaps wrong.
When you say that some videos work, are you sure they are Flash videos? If so then yes it may be you need a newer version.
That said, Flash should just work or not for most sites or come up with a message telling you to upgrade.
 
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Old 08-10-2012, 04:52 PM   #22
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Perhaps they weren't flash. I still got the messages telling me to upgrade. I guess the videos that worked were not flash.
 
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Perhaps they weren't flash. I still got the messages telling me to upgrade. I guess the videos that worked were not flash.
If you got the message to upgrade they were Flash. If you didn't then you can check whether they were Flash by looking at the right-click menu.
Easier to update to the newest then go from there.
 
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Old 08-10-2012, 05:00 PM   #24
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John, to be clear, if I have the 64 bit OS, 64 bit flash, and 64 bit firefox, then the /usr folder (from the tarball) is put in / and the libflashplayer.so is put where?
 
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in the lib64/plugins folder

but
you will need to remove any link to the 32 bit and the alternatives and the npwrapper.so
for using the 32 bit version on a 64 bit firefox and OS
 
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Old 08-11-2012, 05:05 PM   #26
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Solved. Finally and for sure this time. I needed to install the new firefox (64bit) from the ftp and it worked immediately. Thank you John for your help and patience.
 
  


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