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Old 04-02-2012, 05:42 AM   #1
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Adobe flash player


Hi,

I'm using the Chrome browser in Mepis 11. I've been informed that I need to update Flash Player. When I tried, I was given a choice by Adobe of Yum, tar-gz and rpm.

Mepis is based on Debian. Which of the three do I choose and how do I activate it when downloaded?
 
Old 04-02-2012, 10:51 AM   #2
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Better to install Flash with your package manager, then you will get updates as part of your regular system maintenance.

http://wiki.debian.org/FlashPlayer

(note however that Mepis is not 'pure' Debian and so you should double-check the Mepis documentation and forums.)
 
Old 04-02-2012, 11:21 AM   #3
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Chrome comes with Flash built-in, try updating Chrome. And with Adobe dropping support for everything but the API Chrome uses no need to actually have flash installed.
 
Old 04-03-2012, 04:25 PM   #4
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Well, I couldn't find flash in my package list and when I tried to update Chrome I didn't have much luck.

So, I then tried using Konquerer as a browser and things are running well with that. Up to now I've not had a failure with the video on Youtube, which is where I was having trouble, so I'm going to stick with Konquerer.

Thanks for your replies. If I have more trouble I'll come back.
 
  


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