Originally posted by kb_ganesh
i am in ubuntu 5.04..i searched for both the files you mentioned but couldnt find them..the best i found was /etc/profile..which i backed up and then edited to include the line..now, i try restarting FF but still it doesnt open flash files...do i need to install a separate plugin? and i am not able to open flash files outside FF either..they still open in totem(which keeps complaining about codecs)..i dont see swfdec in the other applications list either..??
Create a file in your home directory (~/) named ".bashrc" if id does not already exist. Very likely it does exist already. Add the following to it:
Note that files that start with a period are hidden by default. In the terminal, you can see it with "$ ls -al ~/.bashrc".