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Old 11-08-2009, 11:18 AM   #16
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Also I just tried to install Audacity (just curious if anything would work) and it would not work. get the same message about Adobe.
You frst need to solve the previous problem.
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:18 AM   #17
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install_flash_player_10_linix.deb

and

install_flash_player_10_linix.tar.gz

and no I do not still have those files.
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:20 AM   #18
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Download the deb file again and do
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sudo dpkg -i install_flash_player_10_linux.deb
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:24 AM   #19
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Please give the correct names of the files.
from the info op gave I would say the file was install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:27 AM   #20
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Code:
christopher@christopher-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg -i install_flash_player_10_linux.deb
dpkg: error processing install_flash_player_10_linux.deb (--install):
 cannot access archive: No such file or directory
Errors were encountered while processing:
 install_flash_player_10_linux.deb
christopher@christopher-desktop:~$
when I DL the file do I need to place it in any particular location? Also Do I need to do anything to the file itself before I do what you said? When I DL the file I am given the option to just save the file and the option to use "GDebi Package Installer"
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:29 AM   #21
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cd to the directory where you downloaded the file.
If the file is on your desktop
Code:
cd Desktop
sudo dpkg -i install_flash_player_10_linux.deb
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:32 AM   #22
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Code:
christopher@christopher-desktop:~$ cd desktop
bash: cd: desktop: No such file or directory
christopher@christopher-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg -i install_flash_player_10_linux.deb
dpkg: error processing install_flash_player_10_linux.deb (--install):
 cannot access archive: No such file or directory
Errors were encountered while processing:
 install_flash_player_10_linux.deb
christopher@christopher-desktop:~$
I fear I did something wrong. What does CD mean?
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:34 AM   #23
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cd means change directory.
Where is the file you downloaded?
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:35 AM   #24
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cd means change directory.
Where is the file you downloaded?
the file is located on my desktop right now.
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:36 AM   #25
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just another note, if I double click the file (which is what I did firs time) it says something about permissions need to be checked.
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:37 AM   #26
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Code:
cd /home/christopher/Desktop
sudo dpkg -i install_flash_player_10_linux.deb
Please note, it is Desktop, not desktop
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:41 AM   #27
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Well it was something different this time at least. Sorry this so frustrating and thanks for taking the time to help.

Code:
christopher@christopher-desktop:~$ cd/home/christopher/desktop
bash: cd/home/christopher/desktop: No such file or directory
christopher@christopher-desktop:~$ cd /home/christopher/Desktop
christopher@christopher-desktop:~/Desktop$ sudo dpkg -i install_flash_player_10_linux.deb
Selecting previously deselected package adobe-flashplugin.
(Reading database ... 117703 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace adobe-flashplugin 10.0.32.18-1 (using install_flash_player_10_linux.deb) ...
update-alternatives: error: no alternatives for iceape-flashplugin.
update-alternatives: error: no alternatives for iceape-flashplugin.
dpkg: warning: old pre-removal script returned error exit status 2
dpkg - trying script from the new package instead ...
update-alternatives: error: no alternatives for iceape-flashplugin.
update-alternatives: error: no alternatives for iceape-flashplugin.
dpkg: error processing install_flash_player_10_linux.deb (--install):
 subprocess new pre-removal script returned error exit status 2
postinst called with argument `abort-upgrade'
dpkg: error while cleaning up:
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 install_flash_player_10_linux.deb
christopher@christopher-desktop:~/Desktop$
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:52 AM   #28
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Did you also downloaded a deb file for
adobe-flashplugin ?

Code:
sudo apt-get install -f
Code:
sudo dpkg --purge --force-all adobe-flashplugin
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:56 AM   #29
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I only downloaded the two files mentioned before.

Code:
christopher@christopher-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install -f
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: The package adobe-flashplugin needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.
christopher@christopher-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --purge --force-all adobe-flashplugin
dpkg: warning: overriding problem because --force enabled:
 Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should
 reinstall it before attempting a removal.
(Reading database ... 117702 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing adobe-flashplugin ...
update-alternatives: error: no alternatives for iceape-flashplugin.
update-alternatives: error: no alternatives for iceape-flashplugin.
dpkg: error processing adobe-flashplugin (--purge):
 subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 2
postinst called with argument `abort-remove'
dpkg: error while cleaning up:
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 adobe-flashplugin
christopher@christopher-desktop:~$
 
Old 11-08-2009, 11:59 AM   #30
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but you tried to install adobe-flashplugin
from where did you get the file?
 
  


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