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I just installed 14.1 on a 32 bit system. Downloaded flash 11 from Adobe and guess what? No play on youtube, that's where I tested it. All I get it is a black box that eventually goes away to white. Checking firefox it says that the plugin is installed, disabling it in firefox results in a "no plugin available" error on youtube, so the plugin is detected.
The current version for Slackware 14.1 is 24.2, so you should update that first to rule out a problem with the older version.
Your Flash version is the same that I use (on Firefox 24.2) and it is working fine here. You may want to try to start Firefox from the command-line to see if it prints out error-messages.
Distribution: Slackware 14.1 64 bit MLED with XFCE
I have firefox 24.2 and flash Version: 11,2,202,327 and it works just fine here. I've had no issues with installing the flash package from AlienBob's repository. Maybe the version of flash that was installed from adobe's website is conflicting somehow. At least, that's the only thing I can think of.
1) Simply download the version 26 from here: http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/mozi...efox/releases/
2) Unarchive it into your /home/username directory (your account directory.).
3) Go into ~/firefox/browser directory and create a "plugins" directory.
4) Drop your libflashplayer.so file inside this plugins directory.
5) Launch with: ~/firefox/firefox and it should just work.