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Old 04-03-2012, 12:58 AM   #1
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Have a Nokia N900 with Maemo


I have a Nokia N900 which is a great and very powerful device. I know you can upgrad it to Meego and some other OS. I have several Linux devices but I really don't know how to do the upgrade. For example my N900 doesn't have Flash for news sites to view the videos.

Does anyone have any Maemo expertise please.

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Old 04-03-2012, 01:13 AM   #2
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The N900 does have Flash. If you're having problems with sites requiring a newer version, try this.
 
Old 04-03-2012, 02:16 AM   #3
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I have had that on my device for quite awhile. I like to read the BBC News and see the videos on there. but this won't play any of those videos. It says I don't have the correct version of Flash. Most sites are like that. It would be nice if the maker of it would do an update for us. It was so good of him to do it and now an update would be great.

Now let me ask you, are there settings that I should be using above and beyond the one that shows up when you install it?????

Thanks,
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Old 04-03-2012, 03:01 AM   #4
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Right now what is the version of the flash player in your N900?
 
Old 04-03-2012, 03:04 AM   #5
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You can download the latest flash player and can put it in its plugins directory and then reboot your mobile and then check if it works.
 
Old 04-03-2012, 03:05 AM   #6
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I downloaded it from the Maemo.org web site. Tweak Flash plugin version v0.4.0-maemo1
 
Old 04-03-2012, 03:11 AM   #7
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I will try it if you can please give me a hand on what and how to do it????
 
Old 04-03-2012, 03:21 AM   #8
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Like you have downloaded flash player in /home/user/MyDocs directory, then from there you can copy it to the plugins directory like this:

Code:
cp /home/user/MyDocs/libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/browser/plugins/libflashplayer.so
 
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Old 04-03-2012, 03:26 AM   #9
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I will have a go.

Thanks,
Bobby
 
Old 04-03-2012, 03:29 AM   #10
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YOu will have to please bear with me on this. I have done lots of Symbian stuff and Android stuff but you don't have to get in to all the detail that you do with Maemo.

I don't know where you are but I will probably have to sign off in a bit as its going toward 1 am here in Washington State.

I will give it a go probably in the morning and get back on line and let you know how I got on.

Thanks,
Bobby
 
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You can also check this link: http://nokian900-maemo.blogspot.in/2...okia-n900.html and try this one also.
 
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Old 04-03-2012, 03:44 AM   #12
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Thanks I tried that a bit ago and I think it was a bit better. I have done it again and am rebooting to see how it does.

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