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Old 06-21-2009, 05:30 PM   #1
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Unhappy unable to install flash plugin in Knoppix 6.0

I am using a Live CD of Knoppix 6.0. The flash plugin for Iceweasel is not installing. I have downloaded flash player 10 plugin. The file's execute permission was off. I turned it on and tried running the file by typing ./flashplayer10_install_plugin_070208.exe
at root. It says the binary file cannot be executed. I don't know if this is because I am using a Live CD. I would like to know how to solve this problem. I am not able to watch any youtube videos or online movies

Help please!!
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Iceweasel doesn't include the Adobe Flash Player plugin, but installing it is a matter of executing the sudo apt-get install flash-nonfree command. Knoppix 6.0 features the flash-knoppix tool (LXDE -> System Tools -> Install KNOPPIX to flash disk) which allows you to install
so open a terminal and type. sudo apt-get install flash-nonfree all is well
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I tried typing it in superuser but it gives me an error which says "E: Invalid operation flash-nonfree". I even ran the "Install knoppix to flash disk" option and I'm able to boot without the CD. But the "Install components" option under "System tools" does nothing when I click on it. It shows me the option of installing the flash plugin, amarok music jukebox, kaffiene, etc. But when I select the components I want to install and press OK, the window just closes. I don't know whats going on. Is there anyway to manually install the flash plugin? I actually downloaded the file, but I'm not able to run it. It would be nice if you could guide me on how to proceed.

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Thanks for the instructions page. Iceweasel had the scripts blocked for all the websites. Thats the reason I wasn't able to download the tar.gz file. Now I can view all the websites without any problems.

Thank you.


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