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Old 07-03-2011, 11:18 PM   #31
Gerwar
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If it is useful for anyone, it is possible to create the .tgz and .txz packages with the makepkg tool, it is easy too use, u need to create a copy of the directory structure for the package you'll install, it is useful for programs not so big.
 
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Old 07-04-2011, 02:47 AM   #32
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If it is useful for anyone, it is possible to create the .tgz and .txz packages with the makepkg tool, it is easy too use, u need to create a copy of the directory structure for the package you'll install, it is useful for programs not so big.
The makepkg command is basically the last command in any SlackBuild script; it is also part of my libreoffice.SlackBuild script.

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Old 07-05-2011, 02:24 AM   #33
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Cool

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Originally Posted by brianL View Post
I agree that using package tools is the right thing to do with most software, but for a simple thing like libflashplayer.so it seems overkill.
I'm in complete agreement with you. The trick is not using package management for everything.
The trick is understanding the directory structure and what is actually happening.
I have a text file that anytime I make a change to the way I setup my computers (All are the same) I just add to it.
That way I can do a fast search in it anytime I can't recall something. I back it up and copy it to a thumbdrive when I'm installing Slackware on a new pc. Review the text file and set everything up.

===================================================
Install Flash
Adobe download libflashplayer.so and copy to directory:
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so
===================================================

Nothing wrong with building packages for simple stuff.
I just feel doing whatever is the easiest for me works just fine.
Being an Opera user, it's nice that it uses mozillas plugins. Two birds with one rock.
 
Old 08-11-2011, 01:29 AM   #34
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hey everyone. im new to linux. i just got this Indamixx laptop. its a portable studio. but it runs with linux and i have no idea how to install flash player with the terminal. the commands confuse me. heres what my terminal screen looks like after trying:


trinity@trinity:~$ /home/trinity/Desktop
bash: /home/trinity/Desktop: is a directory
trinity@trinity:~$ ls
678.xml Desktop hi Music presets Templates VST SYNTHS
Ardour Sessions Documents LinuxDSP NEW_energy_XT2_Song_DEMOS Public Videos WDC
d EXTRA DRUMS MANUALS_PDF Pictures samples Video Tutorials
trinity@trinity:~$ cd install_flash_player_10_linux
bash: cd: install_flash_player_10_linux: No such file or directory
trinity@trinity:~$ /home/trinity/Desktop
bash: /home/trinity/Desktop: is a directory
trinity@trinity:~$ ls
678.xml Desktop hi Music presets Templates VST SYNTHS
Ardour Sessions Documents LinuxDSP NEW_energy_XT2_Song_DEMOS Public Videos WDC
d EXTRA DRUMS MANUALS_PDF Pictures samples Video Tutorials
trinity@trinity:~$ /home/trinity/Desktop install_flash_player_10_linux
bash: /home/trinity/Desktop: is a directory
trinity@trinity:~$ ls
678.xml Desktop hi Music presets Templates VST SYNTHS
Ardour Sessions Documents LinuxDSP NEW_energy_XT2_Song_DEMOS Public Videos WDC
d EXTRA DRUMS MANUALS_PDF Pictures samples Video Tutorials
trinity@trinity:~$ ./flashplayer-installer
bash: ./flashplayer-installer: No such file or directory
trinity@trinity:~$





SOMEONE PLEASE HELP!
 
Old 08-11-2011, 02:15 AM   #35
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Assuming that you are logged in as root and your PWD is /root (just type cd if not), these are the instructions that you can use to install flash-player from the net:
Code:
wget http://slackbuilds.org/slackbuilds/13.37/multimedia/flash-player-plugin.tar.gz
tar -zxvf flash-player-plugin.tar.gz
cd flash-player-plugin
wget http://download.macromedia.com/pub/labs/flashplatformruntimes/flashplayer11/flashplayer11_b1_install_lin_32_071311.tar.gz
./flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
mv /tmp/flash-player-plugin-10.3_r181-i386-3_SBo.tgz ./
installpkg flash-player-plugin-10.3_r181-i386-3_SBo.tgz
note that this assumes you are running the 32-bit version of slackware. If you are running a 64-bit version then you need to download the 64-bit version of flash-player:
wget http://download.macromedia.com/pub/l..._071311.tar.gz
The package that gets created will also have a slightly different name.
 
Old 08-11-2011, 03:33 AM   #36
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iappreciate the help psion10. but i copy and pasted those codes line for line onto my terminal and this is what happened:


trinity@trinity:~$ wget http://slackbuilds.org/slackbuilds/1...-plugin.tar.gz
--2011-08-11 04:17:15-- http://slackbuilds.org/slackbuilds/1...-plugin.tar.gz
Resolving slackbuilds.org... 208.67.159.181
Connecting to slackbuilds.org|208.67.159.181|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 2421 (2.4K) [application/x-gzip]
Saving to: `flash-player-plugin.tar.gz'

100%[===================================================================================>] 2,421 --.-K/s in 0s

2011-08-11 04:17:15 (69.9 MB/s) - `flash-player-plugin.tar.gz' saved [2421/2421]

trinity@trinity:~$ tar -zxvf flash-player-plugin.tar.gz
flash-player-plugin/
flash-player-plugin/README
flash-player-plugin/doinst.sh
flash-player-plugin/flash-player-plugin.info
flash-player-plugin/flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
flash-player-plugin/slack-desc
trinity@trinity:~$ cd flash-player-plugin
trinity@trinity:~/flash-player-plugin$ wget http://download.macromedia.com/pub/l..._071311.tar.gz
--2011-08-11 04:20:05-- http://download.macromedia.com/pub/l..._071311.tar.gz
Resolving download.macromedia.com... 96.7.99.191
Connecting to download.macromedia.com|96.7.99.191|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
2011-08-11 04:20:06 ERROR 404: Not Found.

trinity@trinity:~/flash-player-plugin$




oh and sorry im not computer literate at all. this is actually my first laptop ever. im learning linux from scratch. but i probably wont understand most of your terms like PWD? and when you say logged in as root, in my case would it be trinity@trinity:~$ ??? thanks again with putting up with my lack of computer knowledge and for taking your time to help
 
Old 08-11-2011, 04:00 AM   #37
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Hmmmm, macromedia must have pulled the flash-player-plugin files from their site.

Try this instead:
Code:
wget http://repo.fedora.md/3rdparty/flashplayer11_b1_install_lin_32_071311.tar.gz
(this assumes that you have cd'd back into flash-player-plugin). Note that as user "trinity" you can create the package but to install it, you need to login as "root". (You can use su at the terminal instead).

If you are not familiar with "root" then you have a lot to learn. This site provides a lot of educational resources. You should start by reading the slackbook. You need to know how to use bash at the terminal.

Last edited by psionl0; 08-11-2011 at 04:03 AM.
 
Old 08-11-2011, 04:16 AM   #38
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rgb619 View Post
hey everyone. im new to linux. i just got this Indamixx laptop. its a portable studio. but it runs with linux and i have no idea how to install flash player with the terminal.
Not that you can't get help installing Flash Player here, but are you sure you are in the correct forum? Indammix runs its own rebranded Linux distribution. I do not know what it is based on. The forum you posted in is specifically for Slackware. The Indamixx Transmission OS may have it's own way to install software, such as the Flash player. It may help to contact them so you do this correctly (for whatever their definition of "correctly" is).
 
Old 08-11-2011, 04:42 AM   #39
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From http://createdigitalmusic.com/2008/1...ing-linux-499/:
Quote:
Custom Linux distro + apps: Tons of pre-configured Linux music production software running on a custom distribution called “Transmission” – with Hydrogen Drums, Ardour DAW, DJ software Mixxx (that’s three x’s to Indamixx’s’s two – don’t ask), and lots of other lovely tools
And from http://createdigitalmusic.com/2009/0...oking-slicker/:
Quote:
Transmission OS 3.0, which thanks to the new kernel and Ubuntu 9.04 has various enhancements and does a much better job of handling network 3G / HDSPA cards for mobile connectivity
So it appears that your laptop has a Ubuntu based linux. I'm sorry I didn't pick up on that earlier.
 
  


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