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Old 05-13-2004, 08:28 AM   #1
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Mozilla 1.4 won't recognise flash plugin

Basically, the problem is in the title. I recently installed the Linux flash plugin for mozilla. However, on the installation it didn't recognise the directory /usr/lib/mozilla, so I installed the plugin in /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4 (what I think is the directory of the version of mozilla I use, the default version from the mandrake 9.2 ISOs).

So it's installed properly, and even turns up in the About > Plugins menu. However, Mozill astill can't play flash files for some reason, which is a pain. Does anyone know how to get Mozilla to recognise and use the plugin? Thanks.
Old 05-13-2004, 08:38 AM   #2
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Why dont u try to update your mozilla?
Old 05-13-2004, 08:48 AM   #3
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Put the flash plugin under .mozilla/pluguins in your home directry. (note the . on .mozilla)
Old 05-24-2004, 01:22 AM   #4
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I don't have a plugins dir under .mozilla in my home dir.

What if I want the pkugin available to all users of the machine?

What do you suggest?


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