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Old 12-29-2011, 02:40 AM   #1
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Google Chrome Flash Issues

Recently I've experienced some intermittent issues with flash in Google Chrome. Some flash applets play just fine, and others give me a message "Missing Plugin". I haven't seemed to be able to nail down any patterns about why some work and some don't. An example is this. I went to to find out when his birthday was, and the middle of the page is apparently a flash applet. Google Chrome is using the same flash installation as my other browsers, the one installed from the repositories and not the one built into Chrome. Opening the pages in Iceweasel(Firefox) shows the problem flash applets just fine. Anybody have any suggestions? Here's some system info.

Chrome Version: 16.0.912.63 (64 bit)
OS: Debian Linux 6 (64 bit)
Flash Info from chrome://plugins
Flash - Version: 11.1 r102
Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102
Name: Shockwave Flash
Version: 11.1 r102
Location: /usr/lib/flashplugin-nonfree/

MIME types:
MIME type Description File extensions
application/x-shockwave-flash Shockwave Flash
application/futuresplash FutureSplash Player
Old 12-29-2011, 02:47 AM   #2
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Have tried completely removing and reinstalling flash, and deleted Chrome's settings from ~/.config, and neither of those actions fixed the issue. Everything still works fine in Iceweasel(Firefox) though.
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chrome uses its own builtin flash not the plugin iceweasel uses.


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