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Old 10-10-2014, 04:41 PM   #1
alibrahem.yasir
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Adobe flash player 11 installed, but Firefox won't recognize it


Hello guys,

I've installed the latest adobe-flash-player on my RHEL 6.4, and I have it now in my "System > Preferences > Adobe Flash Player" so it must be correctly installed.

Problem is that Firefox doesn't recognize it. trying "aboutlugins" in firefox doesn't list any plugins.

//Firefox output
No installed plugins found
Find updates for installed plugins at mozilla.com/plugincheck

Help plz
 
Old 10-10-2014, 05:37 PM   #2
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How did you install?
http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/fedora-...-flash-player/
 
Old 10-11-2014, 04:09 AM   #3
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hi EDDY1

Yes, those are the same instructions as I've taken.

//output (for double-checking)
rpm -ivh http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe...0-1.noarch.rpm
Retrieving http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/adobe...0-1.noarch.rpm
Preparing... ########################################### [100%]
package adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch is already installed

//output 2
yum install flash-plugin
Loaded plugins: product-id, refresh-packagekit, security, subscription-manager
This system is not registered to Red Hat Subscription Management. You can use subscription-manager to register.
adobe-linux-x86_64 | 951 B 00:00
epel/metalink | 5.1 kB 00:00
epel | 4.4 kB 00:00
epel/primary_db | 6.3 MB 01:06
google-chrome | 951 B 00:00
rpmforge | 1.9 kB 00:00
testing-1.1-devtools-6Server | 951 B 00:00
Setting up Install Process
Package flash-plugin-11.2.202.406-release.x86_64 already installed and latest version
Nothing to do

Just one question: Does it matter if I do those steps as 'root' user, while I run firefox as another user?

I do all my installations as user 'root' .. It just sounds like good practice.
 
  


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