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Old 08-07-2009, 09:22 PM   #1
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Adobe flashpalyer alpha release for linux amd-64


I went to
http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html
After I unzip it where do I place it?
I am using the Iceweasel browser.

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Old 08-07-2009, 10:11 PM   #2
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apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree ?
 
Old 08-07-2009, 10:19 PM   #3
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I should be very, very surprised if this was in Debian's repos. It's a barely-supported, barely-maintained (maybe not at all) 64-bit plugin, the only official one.

OP - ~/.mozilla/plugins, which should be a symlink to /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins or equivalent.
 
Old 08-08-2009, 12:59 AM   #4
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Delete what you have downloaded and install it as AlucardZero says.

Then do a
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update-flashplugin-nonfree --install
as root, and voila.
You will get the latest flash plugin from adobe's server, properly extracted and symlink'ed everywhere so as to have flash in all browsers.
 
Old 08-08-2009, 01:31 AM   #5
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Slow down, dude. This is not the same thing as when someone downloads Firefox from Mozilla and is trying to install that. The only way to get official 64-bit flash is by downloading .so from Adobe and installing it as I said in my last post. Having tried both, I can tell you this works much better than gnash (not release-ready, IMHO) and nspluginwrapper with the 32-bit official.
 
Old 08-08-2009, 02:57 AM   #6
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The way I suggest it to install does get the file from adobe, since its just a script.

Have a look at the readme and the other files here please
http://people.debian.org/~bartm/flashplugin-nonfree

(this is where the script points at)
 
Old 08-08-2009, 03:05 AM   #7
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Alright, set me straight - this script is in Ubuntu's default repos? (restricted or multiverse or whatever, but the official ones?)
 
Old 08-08-2009, 03:25 AM   #8
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No. It is installed by flashplugin-nonfree package, from debian's contrib repo. Have a look at the files installed by it

http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/a...nfree/filelist

Ubuntu's flashplugin-nonfree and flashplugin-installer don't even provide a similar script.

I forgot to mention that I prefer flashplugin-nonfree (of debian's contrib repo) to flashplayer-mozilla (of debian-multimedia.org) because it does not make iceweasel crash on certain sites (youtube for instance).
Plus, the plugin is placed on a "position" convenient for all browsers, and thats why it gets me flash on midori, arora etc as well.

(I just noticed that all links I provided refer to i386. Correcting...)

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Old 08-08-2009, 04:15 AM   #9
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Good enough. My vote's for that, and apologies for not reading a bit harder.
 
Old 08-08-2009, 08:00 AM   #10
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Code:
alucard@thrawn:~$ uname -a
Linux thrawn 2.6.30-1-amd64 #1 SMP Mon Aug 3 12:28:22 UTC 2009 x86_64 GNU/Linux
alucard@thrawn:~$ apt-cache policy flashplugin-nonfree
flashplugin-nonfree:
  Installed: 1:2.6
  Candidate: 1:2.6
  Version table:
     1:2.7 0
        550 http://debian.lcs.mit.edu unstable/contrib Packages
 *** 1:2.6 0
        600 http://debian.lcs.mit.edu testing/contrib Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ shows "You have version 10,0,22,87 installed".

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