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Old 06-28-2010, 01:14 AM   #1
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Older releases of flash for 64 bit linux.


Are the older releases of flash 10 for 64 bit linux still available. The current version has problems (I can't click on any widgets). So I want to downgrade to a version that works. But I can't find any older versions. I did find the archive (http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/142/tn_14266.html) but it is only of the 32 bit versions.
 
Old 06-28-2010, 03:17 AM   #2
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I tested several plugin versions (64bit and 32bit) with zynga's TH Poker app for facebook, this seems to be a though tesatcase the only one that get's it completely right is the newest 32bit beta version.

It's a little hard to get it running (because of the required 32bit libraries), but it gives you the best possible compatibility so far.

You will need (of course) the ia32-libs, ia32-libs-gtk, lib32asound2 and lib32asound2-plugins. Additionally, install ia32-libs-libcurl3 from http://www.debian-multimedia.org

Then, you'll need some 32bit libraries from the official firefox release. either install 32bit firefox somewhere in opt or just extract it and make sure to put the following libraries in some directory: libssl3.so libsmime3.so libnss3.so libplds4.so libplc4.so libnspr4.so libsoftokn3.so

Add the directory with these libraries to your ld search path in /etc/ld.so.conf, e.g., i created the file /etc/ld.so.conf.d/local-ia32.conf with just one line:
/opt/global/firefox

Run ldconfig, then put the libflashplayer.so from the latest 32bit beta release somewhere and use nspluginwrapper to create a wrapper link in your firefox profile, it should work now.

(if it doesn't, do "ldd /path/to/your/libflashplayer.so" and look for missing libs)
 
Old 06-28-2010, 03:32 AM   #3
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I have 10.0r32 from last november here - 64 bit. 945kb; send me an email(business dot kid at gmail)
 
Old 06-28-2010, 08:07 AM   #4
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I'm using 32-bit flash on my 64-bit laptop/Arch system. Works fine using the 32-bit libraries package.
 
Old 06-29-2010, 09:59 AM   #5
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I got the older version from business kid but unfortunately it still didn't work. I couldn't click on any flash widgets. So I installed the 32 bit firefox and flash. That does work but I don't really like that solution, since it's sort of a kludge. So I kept working on it and found a solution. I just needed to update iceweasel to version 3.6.4 along with xulrunner and libmozjs3d. And now the 64bit version is working without problems. Thanks for all of you help.
 
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All of the 64bit versions have major security issues. You really should be using the newest 32bit version.
 
  


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