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Old 01-03-2009, 09:24 PM   #1
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unable to install flashplayer


I personally think Linux product could be the best thing on the market.

History first:
Installed distro A,cdrom disappeared, never fixed.
Installed distro B,no sound, never fixed.
Install present edbuntu 6.06 NO FLASH
This I can live with. Only good advice is to upgrade to next version and hope everything works.
To copy and paste = [no file][depends][etc]
So far I've not been able to fix anything.
 
Old 01-03-2009, 09:36 PM   #2
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To install flashplayer, open your program installer (adept_installer).
Look for the package named "adobe flash". Then check the program on the list.
 
Old 01-03-2009, 09:50 PM   #3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by poppy61 View Post
I personally think Linux product could be the best thing on the market.

History first:
Installed distro A,cdrom disappeared, never fixed.
Installed distro B,no sound, never fixed.
Install present edbuntu 6.06 NO FLASH
This I can live with. Only good advice is to upgrade to next version and hope everything works.
To copy and paste = [no file][depends][etc]
So far I've not been able to fix anything.
You are using a relatively old version of Ubuntu (but still supported), so I am not sure if this would work for you, otherwise you could get flash up and running with two commands. Open a terminal (Applications > Accessories > Terminal), copy and paste the following:

Code:
wget http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/install_flash_player_10_linux.deb

sudo dpkg -i install_flash_player_10_linux.deb
Restart your browser and you should be all set.

Last edited by Mega Man X; 01-03-2009 at 09:52 PM.
 
Old 01-03-2009, 10:00 PM   #4
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no, results in:
dependcy problems-leaving unconfigured
 
Old 01-03-2009, 10:03 PM   #5
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root@edubuntu:~# sudo dpkg -i install_flash_player_10_linux.deb
Selecting previously deselected package adobe-flashplugin.
(Reading database ... 126808 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking adobe-flashplugin (from install_flash_player_10_linux.deb) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of adobe-flashplugin:
adobe-flashplugin depends on libatk1.0-0 (>= 1.20.0); however:
Version of libatk1.0-0 on system is 1.11.4-0ubuntu1.
adobe-flashplugin depends on libc6 (>= 2.4); however:
Version of libc6 on system is 2.3.6-0ubuntu20.5.
adobe-flashplugin depends on libcairo2 (>= 1.6.0); however:
Version of libcairo2 on system is 1.0.4-0ubuntu1.2.
adobe-flashplugin depends on libfontconfig1 (>= 2.4.0); however:
Version of libfontconfig1 on system is 2.3.2-1.1ubuntu12.
adobe-flashplugin depends on libfreetype6 (>= 2.3.5); however:
Version of libfreetype6 on system is 2.1.10-1ubuntu2.5.
adobe-flashplugin depends on libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1-21); however:
Version of libgcc1 on system is 1:4.0.3-1ubuntu5.
adobe-flashplugin depends on libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.12.0); however:
Version of libglib2.0-0 on system is 2.10.3-0ubuntu1.
adobe-flashplugin depends on libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.12.0); however:
Version of libgtk2.0-0 on system is 2.8.20-0ubuntu1.1.
adobe-flashplugin depends on libnspr4-0d; however:
Package libnspr4-0d is not installed.
adobe-flashplugin depends on libnss3-1d; however:
Package libnss3-1d is not installed.
adobe-flashplugin depends on libpango1.0-0 (>= 1.20.1); however:
Version of libpango1.0-0 on system is 1.12.3-0ubuntu3.
adobe-flashplugin depends on libstdc++6 (>= 4.1.1-21); however:
Version of libstdc++6 on system is 4.0.3-1ubuntu5.
dpkg: error processing adobe-flashplugin (--install):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:
adobe-flashplugin
opps--forgot this!
 
Old 01-03-2009, 10:12 PM   #6
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Install an up to date distro. Ubuntu 6.06 is ancient. You would have the same problems trying to use win98 and installing Vista apps.
 
Old 01-03-2009, 10:15 PM   #7
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Quote:
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no, results in:
dependcy problems-leaving unconfigured
I was afraid of that. The package you downloaded was made for Ubuntu 8.04, but it was worthy the shot. Try this: Open a terminal (Applications > Accessories > Terminal), copy and paste the following:

Code:
sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
 
Old 01-03-2009, 10:21 PM   #8
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Thanks, I may be forced to move to 8.04. But the last time I did so,cdrom went poof.
You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these:
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
adobe-flashplugin: Depends: libatk1.0-0 (>= 1.20.0) but 1.11.4-0ubuntu1 is to be installed
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.4) but 2.3.6-0ubuntu20.5 is to be installed
Depends: libcairo2 (>= 1.6.0) but 1.0.4-0ubuntu1.2 is to be installed
Depends: libfontconfig1 (>= 2.4.0) but 2.3.2-1.1ubuntu12 is to be installed
Depends: libfreetype6 (>= 2.3.5) but 2.1.10-1ubuntu2.5 is to be installed
Depends: libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1-21) but 1:4.0.3-1ubuntu5 is to be installed
Depends: libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.12.0) but 2.10.3-0ubuntu1 is to be installed
Depends: libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.12.0) but 2.8.20-0ubuntu1.1 is to be installed
Depends: libnspr4-0d but it is not installable
Depends: libnss3-1d but it is not installable
Depends: libpango1.0-0 (>= 1.20.1) but 1.12.3-0ubuntu3 is to be installed
Depends: libstdc++6 (>= 4.1.1-21) but 4.0.3-1ubuntu5 is to be installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution).
 
Old 01-03-2009, 10:30 PM   #9
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Hmmmm, that is not so good. Try this:

Code:
sudo dpkg -r adobe-flashplugin
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
If you still have the same problem after ("You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these)", well, I will tell you what I should do, but I can't take responsibility if you run that, so don't hate me . I would run apt-get -f install
 
Old 01-03-2009, 10:36 PM   #10
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Thanks Mega Man X;
I'm going back to 8.04 if I have no sound,then I'll try debian 4.0 again,then if my cdrom diss-appears I'll go back to microsoap.
 
Old 01-03-2009, 10:40 PM   #11
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Thanks Mega Man X;
I'm going back to 8.04 if I have no sound,then I'll try debian 4.0 again,then if my cdrom diss-appears I'll go back to microsoap.
Out of curiosity poppy61, which sound card you have? I haven't had an issue with Linux and sound for a long, long time. The command lspci should give you detailed info which later could be useful for Ubuntu 8.04. Here is mine, as an example:
Code:
lspci | grep Audio
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
 
Old 01-03-2009, 10:46 PM   #12
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root@edubuntu:~# sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
flashplugin-nonfree is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
root@edubuntu:~# sudo dpkg -r adobe-flashplugin
dpkg - warning: ignoring request to remove adobe-flashplugin which isn't installed.
root@edubuntu:~# apt-get --purge remove adobe-flashplugin
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Package adobe-flashplugin is not installed, so not removed
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
root@edubuntu:~#
 
Old 01-03-2009, 10:47 PM   #13
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root@edubuntu:~# sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
flashplugin-nonfree is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
root@edubuntu:~# sudo dpkg -r adobe-flashplugin
dpkg - warning: ignoring request to remove adobe-flashplugin which isn't installed.
root@edubuntu:~# apt-get --purge remove adobe-flashplugin
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Package adobe-flashplugin is not installed, so not removed
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
root@edubuntu:~#
 
Old 01-03-2009, 10:51 PM   #14
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I thought about another thing we can try to get flash going poppy:

Code:
wget http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz
tar xvzf install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz  tar xvzf install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz
cd install_flash_player_10_linux/
Here you will find two files: flashplayer-installer libflashplayer.so

You have two options now. Either you run the installer:
Code:
sh flashplayer-installer
or you try to copy the libflashplayer.so to your plugin folder:

Code:
sudo cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins
And see if that helps

Last edited by Mega Man X; 01-03-2009 at 10:53 PM.
 
Old 01-03-2009, 10:52 PM   #15
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sound card:ESS ES1868
Thanks for trying my friend. I'm trying to fix this for my grandchildren.(10&8)
They use the edu linux system in their schools.
 
  


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