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Old 12-16-2009, 01:39 PM   #1
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Installing flash for one user only


A day or so ago I saw some instructions on how to install Flash in Firefox for just one user only. I thought it curious and dismissed it thinking I'd never use that. Well, it turns out I can use that, and I didn't save where it was. I thought I saw it here on LQ, but searches of the forums turn up no match to what I recall being part of it. I'm fairly sure it referred to ~/.mozilla/firefox/<SOMETHING>/plugins as the target to do the install. But I can't recall what was to be put there. So that's why I'm looking for it, again. So I guess it was somewhere else. Anyone know how this is done? I'll probably make a stab at trying to unpack what I get from Adobe into that directory and see what happens (in the sacrificial user's home directory, of course).
 
Old 12-16-2009, 01:47 PM   #2
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You have the idea, you just put the plugin file in that specific users /home directory. The SOMETHING you have in the path should be your profile, which is just a gibberish line of ASCII characters. It should be the only directory like it though (unless you have multiple profiles), so it's not hard to find.
 
  


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