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Old 12-21-2006, 02:16 AM   #1
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installing flash player

hi all

i download flash-player but it in .tar.gz when i decompress it have only dont have configure .How can i install or use it.

Thanks a lot

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Old 12-21-2006, 03:16 AM   #2
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Copy the file to your plugins directory, as per the installation instructions.
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Old 12-21-2006, 03:01 PM   #4
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The problem may be which plugin directory to use. I dropped it into one, and then symlinked the others to it, vis.:
$ ls -l `locate`
lrwxrwxrwx 1 peter peter      42 Dec 11 19:26 /home/peter/.mozilla/plugins/ -> /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root  root       42 Dec 11 19:31 /usr/lib/firefox- -> /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root  root       42 Dec 11 19:25 /usr/lib/mozilla-1.7.13/plugins/ -> /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
-rw-r--r-- 1 root  root  6753912 Oct 18 12:15 /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
By the way, that's the Flash 9 Beta 2, which works much better that the Flash 7 one.

Oh, I just installed Firefox, and it picked up the Flash 9 plugin from the mosillz/plugins directory (or my .mozilla/plugins symlink) so I didn't need the firefox/plugins symlinks.

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Old 12-21-2006, 03:21 PM   #5
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go to the directory where the is,

chmod +x *.so
mv *.so ~/.mozilla/plugins
that worked for me.
Old 12-21-2006, 06:49 PM   #6
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Thanks for all your reply

Im using mozilla and firefox for webbrowser, ur answer have help me resolved the "installmissingplugin" board- when use firefox.
But i want play a file.swf ,so how can i play that file in fedora 6.0
i think i must install macromedia flash player right?

PS:Sorry all
I have try to play *swf in mozilla and its ok. Thanks for all your help

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