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Old 10-14-2011, 06:51 AM   #1
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Adobe Flashplayer 11 on Aspire One with Linpus Linux Lite


1) Can I play bbc iplayer on my Acer Aspire One?

Yes,I can! I found out that all I needed to do was download the latest version of Firefox 6 first (it updated to 7 by a download). Following Mark Greaves instructions on http://linuxforums.org.uk.

Then I download flashplayer10 before Version 11. Again, I followed Mark Greaves instructions.

2) If so where can I find detailed installation instructions to download and install adobe flashplayer11. Note: I have never downloaded or installed software on a linux laptop.

Comment: I cut and pasted instructions into the Terminal . Its easy once you have the right help.

Last edited by grey6789; 10-15-2011 at 06:51 AM. Reason: Once I found out that I need to update Firefox (from Flashplayer) I was able to ask the right questions.
 
Old 10-14-2011, 07:13 AM   #2
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The problem with Linpus Lite is that it is very outdated and really dumbed down. You will not be able to run newer software on it in a simple way.
The best solution would be to replace it with a recent and supported distribution.
 
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Old 10-18-2011, 11:45 AM   #3
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Solution to installing flashplayer 11 on an AA1 can be found here:
http://linuxforums.org.uk/index.php?...68331#msg68331

Firefox 6 install instruction for an AA1 here:
http://linuxforums.org.uk/index.php?topic=9481.0

Last edited by PCNetSpec; 10-26-2011 at 07:39 AM.
 
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