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Old 08-29-2009, 11:19 AM   #1
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Flash Player


I have looked everywhere for Flash Player and I understand how to install but Adobe will only download the latest version and it doesn't come with flashplayer.xpt. Does anyone know why or where I can get this file. Apparently I need to for Firefox.

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Old 08-29-2009, 11:25 AM   #2
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Hi,

You don't need the flashplayer.xpt file. It was available in previous version of the plugin. For newer versions just libflashplayer.so will do the job.

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Old 08-29-2009, 11:32 AM   #3
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Thanks for the quick response but unfortunately the lib*.so file seems to start but crashes my firefox. I was hoping it was because a file was missing. Can I get an older version of FP somewwhere?
BTW I have FF3.0 because latest ver gives me Seg fault

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Old 08-29-2009, 12:05 PM   #4
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Are you by any chance mixing 32 and 64-bit libraries in your firefox installation? Use
Code:
ldd /path/to/firefox-bin
to see what libraries firefox uses.

Anyway if you want older versions of flash plugin, you can get them here. Mind that these archives contain the plugin for many OSes, architectures and so on, so their size is quite big.

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Old 08-29-2009, 12:07 PM   #5
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If you're using a x86_64 version of Firefox, you'll need to get the "beta" 64-bit version of FP from labs.adobe.com. (As far as I know, Adobe hasn't yet released a production version.)

If you're not using the 64-bit version of FF, give it a try - it just might fix your seg-fault problem.
 
Old 08-29-2009, 02:09 PM   #6
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if your on a 64 bit system try nspluginwrapper, if your on a 32 bit system try updating FF to 3.5
 
Old 08-29-2009, 02:22 PM   #7
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I'm using 32 bit slack 12.2
FF was giving me problems even updated to the latest and greatest.
I installed Swiftfox and then removed FF.
I'm using the flash-player-plugin from Slacky and am having zero probs.

http://www.slacky.eu/aadm/pkgs/index...ar=flash&ver=6
 
Old 08-29-2009, 03:36 PM   #8
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Quote:
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If you're using a x86_64 version of Firefox, you'll need to get the "beta" 64-bit version of FP from labs.adobe.com. (As far as I know, Adobe hasn't yet released a production version.)
Thanks for the info:

I just downloaded 64bit flashplayer from:
http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html

and ran these commands:
Code:
cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib64/firefox-3.5.2/plugins
cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins
It works nicely.
 
Old 08-29-2009, 04:39 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by ////// View Post
Thanks for the info:

I just downloaded 64bit flashplayer from:
http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html

and ran these commands:
Code:
cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib64/firefox-3.5.2/plugins
cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins
It works nicely.
Um, the first cp is, I think, redundant since FF (and Seamonkey) will use plugins from the mozilla library.
 
Old 08-30-2009, 09:31 PM   #10
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Firefox 3.5

Alright, I've opted to install 3.5 FF. The problem now is a /firefox-bin: error while loading shared libraries: libasound.so.2: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

error. Has anyone run into this and how did you fix it.

Thanks All
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