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Old 10-17-2012, 02:56 AM   #1
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Flash Player

okay, so i have installed adobe flashplayer, the latest version, and its plug in for firefox, however when i go to a site that requires flash or uses a flash application, there is only a white screen. Help please, brand new to Linux and am still trying to learn the ropes of troule shooting
Old 10-17-2012, 03:18 AM   #2
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Where did install to? How did you install it?

Old 10-17-2012, 03:23 AM   #3
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I installed using Ubuntu software center, not exactly sure where it installed to. Try re installing and it did the same thing. i tried google chrome just now and i get a "shock wave flash failed to load" error message. All help and incite is greatly appreciated
Old 10-17-2012, 03:37 AM   #4
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Try a site like youtube which just uses the flash player not the shockwave flash.
see if that works.
Old 10-17-2012, 05:16 AM   #5
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If in firefox browser , flash videos are not plying ...
i hope dis link will help you out ..
link: <<>>

but here you'll need to use some command in terminal.. if any problem comes ask...

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Many possible causes but that should get done--

Copy the "" to the folder /usr/lib/flash-plugin/. If plugin/ does not exist you may create it and place it there. Change the permission to be executable to all users

~# chmod 775 /usr/lib/flash-plugin/
Or you may copy that file <to be sure> into your home folder: /home/ME/.mozilla/extensions/ place here the "" file. The own it, execute it:

~$ chown me:mygroup ~/.mozilla/extensions/
~$ chmod 755 ~/.mozilla/extensions/
That should work.

Hope this helps. Good luck.

Old 10-17-2012, 08:52 AM   #7
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Hello and welcome aboard, ADVENTSEND

I always install it the way suggested above by malekmustaq and it has worked every time. Post back if it fails on your end.


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