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Have you tried installing adobe flash plugin recently?
My distro is slackware 13 64bit, I just can't install this plugin. When unpacked, it gives me a lib only, I believe it is supposed to give me the 'flashplayer-installer, as it has always done before. Now it gives me this 'libflashplayer.so' only.
Search for your existing libflashplayer.so (this is the Flash player) and just copy it to there. It'll probably be in /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin or somewhere like that (I'm not a Slack user). That's all the installer does really. You should have a symlink from there to your browser plugin directory already.
The best way is to have the file in one place & symlink to it.
Last edited by andywebsdale; 01-10-2010 at 04:58 PM.
No idea where to move the libflashplayer.so file...
Has there been anyone at all using an Acer Aspire One 110 on Linpus Linux Lite who was able to successfully install the latest Adobe Flashplayer? And without having to switch to Ubuntu?
1. What I first did was download "install_flash_player_10_linux.tar" from the Adobe site. It was automatically saved to the Downloads folder.
2. The next instruction I've read was to extract that and copy it somewhere, and that it should become a "libflashplayer.so"
3. Well, when I browsed Thunar, I found a libflashplayer.so file in it, so I assumed that the command to extract it did the job.
4. Now I don't know what to do with that file, and where to move it. I don't know where to find the folder /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins as what others suggest. When I open a terminal and type "/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins" it says: "bash: /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins: is a directory" and so I'm assuming that it's already somewhere in here...
5. I checked another forum which instructed to use the Move command "mv libflashplayer.so ~/./usr/lib/mozilla/plugins" but when I paste that, it keeps returning the message: "mv: cannot move `libflashplayer.so' to `/home/user/./usr/lib/mozilla/plugins': No such file or directory"
I'm really confused because when I type the location, it acknowledges /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins as a directory, but afterwards, it seems to negate itself??? Or is the command syntax i'm typing incorrect?
The instruction seems to be that I need to just copy or move the "libflashplayer.so" file to another folder... How do I find that particular folder? It seems the command "locate" doesn't work for me, and I can't find anything by browsing the Thunar File Manager...
Please help. I haven't been able to watch ANY videos from ANY website for the past week because of the freakin' Adobe Flash Player missing plugins and it's driving me nuts. I've already miraculously managed to install the Chromium browser as a 2nd browser, but it still has missing plugins....
Plus, I'm afraid to install the Ubuntu Netbook remix for fear of rendering my very old AA1 useless(bought this Aug2008), since I'm also an idiot to these kinds of things and I might not be able to use this at all... That Adobe Flash Player is just all that I want...