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Old 10-23-2009, 08:46 PM   #1
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Question ive installed flash player on ubuntu but vids on youtube wont play or load at all?


all i get is a big black rectangle where the vid is suppose to be.

flash player dosent seem to be working on firefox.
almost no flash related thing will load.
but when i use opera it seems to work better but not like it used to work on windows XP
how can i fix this?
 
Old 10-23-2009, 09:21 PM   #2
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which version of Ubuntu?
err...add this folder to /home/user-name/.mozilla folder
its libflash for flash10

http://multidistro.com/deb/plugins.tar.gz

that'll extract to a folder named plugins
put that in the .mozilla folder
its a hidden folder
enable "show hidden files" in your file manager

if that folders already there annd libflash.so is in there then I'm not sure?
 
Old 10-23-2009, 09:24 PM   #3
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RestrictedFormats/Flash - Community Ubuntu Documentation - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Re...dFormats/Flash


RestrictedFormats - Community Ubuntu Documentation - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats
 
Old 10-23-2009, 10:16 PM   #4
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which version of Ubuntu?

if that folders already there annd libflash.so is in there then I'm not sure?

i have ubuntu 9.04

i added it to the folder but it didnt work
the only other files in that folder are nphelix.so and nphelix.xpt
 
Old 10-23-2009, 10:37 PM   #5
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nevermind my last post.

this time that vid load the little time bar and pause button thing, but i cant pause the vid and the vid wont load at all.


sorry for not being more specific. im like a big time nOOb and cant figure this stuff out.
 
Old 10-23-2009, 11:14 PM   #6
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Wink

Try entering these commands - one at a time - into terminal:
Code:
sudo apt-get remove swfdec-mozilla
sudo apt-get remove mozilla-plugin-gnash
sudo apt-get remove adobe-flashplugin
sudo apt-get remove flashplugin-nonfree
sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
Restart browser.

You can find a terminal in Accessories menu.
 
Old 11-02-2009, 08:50 AM   #7
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Try entering these commands - one at a time - into terminal:
Code:
sudo apt-get remove swfdec-mozilla
sudo apt-get remove mozilla-plugin-gnash
sudo apt-get remove adobe-flashplugin
sudo apt-get remove flashplugin-nonfree
sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
Restart browser.

You can find a terminal in Accessories menu.

I had tried everything until I tried this,it worked first time.Many thanks.
 
Old 02-21-2010, 02:53 AM   #8
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I have experienced this after installing the FlashBlock add-on for Firefox. Also there was a problem with flash in Karmic shortly after the release that I experienced.
I'm assuming that you no longer have this issue.

When this occured to me, I either restarted Firefox, or rebooted.

THis may be a little old.
 
  


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