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Old 12-09-2012, 01:49 PM   #1
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How to install flash player in Firefox Nightly?


My machine is running Slackware 64bit. Recently, I installed Firefox Nightly and tried to install the flash player for the browser.

I installed the Firefox in /opt/firefox. But I don't find the plugins directory under that directory. I put the libflashplayer.so in /opt/firefox and changed it executable. But the browser still can't play flash.

So, where should I put the libflashplayer.so to?


Thx.
 
Old 12-09-2012, 02:11 PM   #2
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Into ~/.mozilla/plugins
 
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Or in /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins
 
Old 12-09-2012, 09:54 PM   #4
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Thx guys.

There was no plugins directory under ~/.mozilla, that's why I wasn't sure where to put the libflashplayer.so. I just created the plugins directaory and moved the file to it, and flash player works.

Thx you very much.
 
Old 02-22-2013, 07:35 PM   #5
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I have been using nightly for about six months. I installed flash .so file in the plugins subfolder of the folder containing nightly. Since a week or so, flash does not work anymore.

Putting it instead in "~/.mozilla/plugins" is what I was missing. Now flash works again.

Thank you.
 
  


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