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Old 05-15-2008, 08:28 AM   #1
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Linux Flash Player


I am currently running:

(Linux Debian Lenny)


Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz [Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11]

I am trying to install:

Flash Player which is located:


I am following the requirements for installation at:

The version I downloaded is:

Adobe Flash Player version
.tar.gz for Linux (x86) |. 3MB

which should be compatible with my computer architecture.

When I run the command in the root terminal:

I get the error messsage:

ERROR: Your architecture, \'x86_64\', is not supported by the
Adobe Flash Player installer.

This is obviously incorrect as the download states it is x86 and my architecture is x86.

Any ideas?

Old 05-15-2008, 08:48 AM   #2
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read the message: x86_64 is not supported. while x86_64 is backwards compatible with x86, it is not the same. one way to get flash on a 64bit system is to install the 32bit version of your browser, including all libs needed separately. I am not sure how you would proceed, but there are plenty of instructions out there.
Old 05-15-2008, 09:19 AM   #3
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DUPLICATE POST, this same question is posted in the NEWBIE forum as well..

Please refer to the Forum rules about posting..
Do not post the same discussion in more than one forum. Duplicate discussions can be frustrating for other members. Try and pick the most relevant forum for your post. If you are unsure put it in Linux - General.
Old 05-15-2008, 12:14 PM   #4
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32 bit version of Mozilla

Where can I download a 32 bit version of Mozilla Firefox, Iceweasel etc.


Old 05-15-2008, 12:16 PM   #5
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32 bit version of Mozilla

Where can I download a 32 bit version of Mozilla Firefox, Iceweasel etc. I suppose I can go to the Firefox website but how do I know it is 32 bit and will it run on my 64 bit Linux Debian application?




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