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Old 09-07-2005, 01:09 PM   #1
phreakshew
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Question flash not working at all


hello all! I installed macromedia flash via Synaptic Package Manager and it says it's installed-- but I still cannot view any flash and Firefox still wants me to install the flash plugin! What gives???
 
Old 09-07-2005, 03:19 PM   #2
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Firefox, Mozilla and Netscape all require plugins to be installed in ~/.mozilla/plugins. You can copy the files directly or use symlinks but that is where the browser will look for the files. A flashplayer installation won't put that file there for you.
 
Old 09-08-2005, 05:35 AM   #3
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If installing plugins for global users, then they need to be in the Mozilla or Firefox plugins directory e.g. /usr/lib/mozilla-version/plugins or /usr/lib/firefox-version/plugins. If installing the plugins just for yourself, they can go in ~/.mozilla/plugins.
 
Old 09-09-2005, 04:28 AM   #4
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Thumbs up thanx!

I knew I was missing some vital information- thanx!
 
  


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