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Old 09-04-2003, 02:51 PM   #1
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trouble installing flashplayer for mozilla


hi, i'm trying to install flash player to my mozilla browser ,and everything its allright until the command console aks me for the installation path, i wrote the directory /usr/lib/mozilla-1.0.1/plugins/ but there is message that said please enter a correct or valid directory, Also saids that flash player needs two font packages for the installation and i dont know what that means..I tried with other directorys but no one works. What can i do next? By the way, im using red hat 8.0

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Old 09-04-2003, 03:02 PM   #2
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IT should defaul to the mozilla dir within your home directoyr. Just use that it should be fine. Just run it as a user not as root.
 
Old 09-04-2003, 03:04 PM   #3
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u should install them in ur '~/.mozilla/plugins' dir. all ur plugins shud go there, as well as any other configs..

just say yes to the font options.

alternatively, instead of running the flash-installer, just copy the 2 lib files in the folder to ~/.mozilla/plugins

thats all the flash-installer does anyway, i think.

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Old 09-05-2003, 01:01 PM   #4
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you could try this path for your instalation:
/usr/lib/mozilla-1.2.1/plugins
This is the instalation dir i had to use in order to install flash on my red hat 9.0 workstation. good luck!
 
Old 09-05-2003, 01:25 PM   #5
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also, try /usr/lib/mozilla-1.0.1 (no /plugins); that works on most distros
 
Old 11-14-2008, 06:17 AM   #6
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Smile type path as /usr/lib/mozilla-1.7.8

solution for ur problem is to type ur installaion path like this /usr/lib/mozilla-1.7.8.

the number followed by mozilla is the version of ur browser.

it is located in /usr/lib/mozilla-1.7.8. by typing the path u can install the flash player installer into ur browser.

check what version mozilla browser you using, by visiting the folder /usr/lib/.
 
Old 11-14-2008, 07:08 AM   #7
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solution for ur problem is to type ur installaion path like this /usr/lib/mozilla-1.7.8.

the number followed by mozilla is the version of ur browser.

it is located in /usr/lib/mozilla-1.7.8. by typing the path u can install the flash player installer into ur browser.

check what version mozilla browser you using, by visiting the folder /usr/lib/.

Er um did you happen to look at the last post date? 09-05-2003 01:25 PM I don't think it's a problem anymore.
 
Old 11-14-2008, 08:13 AM   #8
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instead u can also install gnash
which is similar to flash
 
Old 11-15-2008, 09:00 PM   #9
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I was successful with PCLinuxOS 2007 installing flash following the "quick and dirty" method is the link below:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FirefoxNewVersion

Good Luck, Michael
 
Old 11-15-2008, 09:20 PM   #10
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Er um did you happen to look at the last post date? 09-05-2003 01:25 PM I don't think it's a problem anymore.
I was wondering why the original question referenced RH 8 as his distribution, now I know why...
 
  


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