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Old 12-23-2010, 01:28 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by gdawg View Post
According to your last post it appears that you have successfully installed the flash-plug-in. Have a great day.
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Couldn't find package flashplugin-nonfree

He did?

Old 12-23-2010, 02:05 PM   #17
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What version of Adobe Flash Player do I want?
In Ubuntu - the one which comes from repositories.
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I know that the poster is genuinely looking for a technical answer. But I would like to point out something more security related: Adobe* stuff are security nightmares.

In the last month alone, there have been at least 50 vulnerabilities found in Adobe software. A fair high percentage of which was Flash.

Search any security site for information.

I do not install Adobe Flash, Air, Reader or any other software on my computer. I do use Adobe Photoshop, but that is on a computer that is not connected to the internets.
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I must apologize for stating that it appeared that OP had successfully installed flashplugin. I neglected to fully read his previous post.

Kind regards
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Could a moderator please sticky and close this thread?


Old 12-24-2010, 10:16 PM   #21
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This is absolutely self-explanatory.
Download the deb for Ubuntu 8.04+ and double-click it to install.

**However** this is the proper way to get support for just about everything (including flash).
Type this command in yourself (no copy/paste), enter in your password and you'll be fine:
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
Have fun.

Last edited by lupusarcanus; 12-24-2010 at 10:17 PM.
Old 01-10-2011, 10:21 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Advice Pro View Post
I don't know how to do that.
Have you figured this bit out? I'm trying to figure out a similar problem. Maybe this link will help:

Let us know if it helps.

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