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Old 08-31-2009, 05:39 PM   #1
sirjohn57
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Plz help a rookie with Yahoo pool


I have Ubuntu 9.04. I am new to linux, so I have very little idea how to use the command line. my prob is that I have installed java 6 but when I go tp yahoo pool I can get into the lobby but whn I try to open a table I get the message to turn off popup blocker and I have done that with the same result. I have yahoo games as an exception in the popup blocker but still the same messege. All I wanna do is play pool so can someone help?
p.s.
I can't get any yahoo games to load

Last edited by sirjohn57; 08-31-2009 at 06:00 PM. Reason: forgot something
 
Old 09-01-2009, 04:01 AM   #2
DragonSlayer48DX
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Hi, and welcome to LQ!

Allow me to give you your first lesson with the terminal (it's really easy!)

Open the terminal, and at the prompt, type:

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sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
It will ask for your password. You won't see anything while you type it. Press Enter.

(You need more than just Flash- URE installs everything.)

Hope this helps.

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Old 09-01-2009, 12:30 PM   #3
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I tried that but it didn't work. This is the messege that I got when I typed what you said to ubuntu-restricted-extras is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
what did I do wrong?
 
  


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