Installed flashplayer10 sbopkg in slack 12.2, but doesn't work, what to do?
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You are sure you installed it and not just built the package, right?
What browser is it not working in? Are you using an official package for that browser?
If it is firefox check URL about:plugins to see if it is listed. If you have other versions of flash installed manually in other locations they could be conflicting. The slackBuild should have installed it under /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins. No other copies of libflashplayer.so should be needed elsewhere.
Find more information about browser plugins at mozilla.org.
Help for installing plugins is available from plugindoc.mozdev.org.
File name: libnullplugin.so
The default plugin handles plugin data for mimetypes and extensions that are not specified and facilitates downloading of new plugins.
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled
* All types .* No No
Well if all you have in your firefox plugins is the null plugin when you actually have them installed in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins then /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins is obviously not in your plugin path. Install the official Slackware firefox package. If you are on 3.0.10 you need to upgrade to mozilla-firefox-3.0.11-i686-1.tgz anyways.
The official Slackware firefox package uses a small patch that adds /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins to the plugin path. Without it, global plugins would be a pain because you would have to move them (from /usr/lib/firefox-*/plugins) with each firefox upgrade.