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Old 12-09-2008, 06:24 AM   #1
tothemax6
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Installing flash player doesn't allow youtube videos to show in firefox


Hi all,
Ive been downloading the install_flash_player_10_linux.deb and installing it, but I still get "
Hello, you either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
" in place of the video. I actually downloaded the .deb from from the "Get the latest flash player" link. Why is this? Also, is this sort of thing indicative of linux as a whole?

thankyou, RM
 
Old 12-09-2008, 06:53 AM   #2
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Use the debian-multimedia.org repo and install flashplayer-mozilla.

$ apt-cache policy flashplayer-mozilla
flashplayer-mozilla:
Installed: 1:10.0.12.36-0.2
Candidate: 1:10.0.12.36-0.2
Version table:
*** 1:10.0.12.36-0.2 0
990 http://www.debian-multimedia.org unstable/main Packages

File name: /usr/lib/flashplayer-mozilla/libflashplayer.so
Shockwave Flash 10.0 r12
 
  


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