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Old 07-30-2014, 09:00 AM   #1
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flash player plugins / roxterm

How do I get the flash player plugins and other files and apps to actually work that I have loaded into the ~/.mozilla/plugins directory in Roxterm? I can see them when I use the ~/.mozilla/plugins dir command but they are not being installed and activated because when I check my Add-ons list in the browser, they aren't there and I still get the missing flash plugin message when I try to watch streaming video.
Old 07-31-2014, 02:48 PM   #2
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that should be different
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did you turn on the plugins in firefox ?
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Must be different for other distros. In Slackware, the flash plugin goes in /usr/lib (or lib64)/mozilla/plugins, and is picked up by any browser.
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You need to tell us which distro you use when you ask a question.

I've got $HOME/.mozilla/plugins, but there's nothing in it. Normally, the plugin goes in somewhere like /usr/lib/adobe, /usr/lib/flashplugin, or /usr/lib/mozilla (although Mint cunningly hides it in /opt). If you install the plugin from a package in a repository, it should go in the right place automatically.


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