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Old 09-18-2011, 05:09 PM   #16
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In your first post, you indicate you have the libflashplayer.so file in your Downloads directory so just go to the Downloads directory and copy it to the plugins directory:

cd /home/glenellynboy/Downloads/ (replace glenellynboy with whatever your actual user name is)
sudo cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
I did this and this is the output:

[user@localhost Downloads]$ sudo cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
audit_log_user_command(): Connection refused
cp: cannot stat `libflashplayer.so': No such file or directory
[user@localhost Downloads]$

And when I used Files to open .mozilla there was still no plugins folder.

How can I copy libflashplayer.so to .mozilla/plugins if there is no such folder? Hidden files are checked as shown.
 
Old 09-18-2011, 05:23 PM   #17
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the hidden firefox folder in ~/.mozilla
is not .mozilla
it is
"~/.mozilla/firefox/????????.default "
the 8 ? are random alphanumeric
but /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins , OR /usr/lib/browser-plugins are the folders most of the time

but on linpus light
you are basically stuck with the very old flash 8 and firefox2
 
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Old 09-18-2011, 06:32 PM   #18
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Can I copy "libflashplayer.so" to "~/.mozilla/firefox/????????.default "?

In sudo I presume.
 
Old 09-18-2011, 06:48 PM   #19
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Can I copy "libflashplayer.so" to "~/.mozilla/firefox/????????.default "?
the EXACT same way you would have on Microsoft windows
right click and select "copy"
navigate to the folder and right click and select "paste"

but on linpus light 1.3 you might be stuck with using what is installed flash8 and firefox2

linpuslight is the worst os there is
you are ,by far, better off installing linux mint lxde ( the light netbook version)
and removing linpus light from the computer


please do a lot ( or some ) research and install a new operating system

or live with what is already installed
 
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Old 09-18-2011, 07:08 PM   #20
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Not sure if this even works in Linpus. But to find locations like libflashplayer.so in terminal in my distros

Code:
~$ locate libflashplayer.so
/usr/lib/flashplugin-nonfree/libflashplayer.so
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so
flashplugin-nonfree folder is just a symlinked folder to /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins folder in my distro. Installing libflashpalyer.so in /usr/lib/mozzilla/plugins folder automagically installs libflashplayer.so into /usr/lib/flashplugin-nonfree folder.
 
Old 09-18-2011, 08:19 PM   #21
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Can I copy "libflashplayer.so" to "~/.mozilla/firefox/????????.default "?

In sudo I presume.
 
Old 09-18-2011, 08:47 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by John VV View Post
the EXACT same way you would have on Microsoft windows
right click and select "copy"
navigate to the folder and right click and select "paste"

but on linpus light 1.3 you might be stuck with using what is installed flash8 and firefox2

linpuslight is the worst os there is
you are ,by far, better off installing linux mint lxde ( the light netbook version)
and removing linpus light from the computer


please do a lot ( or some ) research and install a new operating system

or live with what is already installed

I am doing just that in another thread:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ubuntu-902101/
 
Old 09-18-2011, 09:23 PM   #23
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Can I copy "libflashplayer.so" to "~/.mozilla/firefox/????????.default "?
the EXACT same way you would have on Microsoft windows
right click and select "copy"
navigate to the folder and right click and select "paste"

Ok, I succeeded in using this procedure to copy "libflashplayer.so" to "~/.mozilla/firefox/????????.default". Hoping that this was sufficient to get version 10 running, I closed my browser, opened it, and checked for my version at:

http://duber.com/LetsTalk/playerCheck.html

It showed version 9 still.
 
  


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