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My machine is basically 64 bit. Despite installing 32 bit firefox edition and flash player, my brownser still doesnt recognize the flash player plugin. In 'help' tab there is no option for 'about plugins' seen. Does any one know whats the issue..i am a newbie to linux.
I tried installing seamonkey also..no use.
plugins can be installed in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ and /usr/lib/firefox/plugins/. Sometimes I had problems with plugins installe din /usr/lib/mozilla, but recently it seems to work. Seamonkey and Firefox both seem to read from /usr/lib/mozilla.
Since your machine is 64-bit, maybe plugins were installed in /usr/lib64 or something like that? I'm not sure about this though.
64 bit browsers don't work with 32 bit plug-ins. There is a workaround though: nspluginwrapper. It tends to be included in the repositories of the most recent distributions (Mandriva 2008, Ubuntu Gutsy, Fedora 8,...). If it isn't in yours, you'll have to find and install it yourself. T hen you may still need to run a few commands to make it actually work (hint:google).