Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 12-09-2008, 06:24 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Dec 2008
Posts: 26

Rep: Reputation: 16
Installing flash player doesn't allow youtube videos to show in firefox

Hi all,
Ive been downloading the install_flash_player_10_linux.deb and installing it, but I still get "
Hello, you either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
" in place of the video. I actually downloaded the .deb from from the "Get the latest flash player" link. Why is this? Also, is this sort of thing indicative of linux as a whole?

thankyou, RM
Old 12-09-2008, 06:53 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Apr 2005
Location: OZ
Distribution: Debian Sid
Posts: 4,734
Blog Entries: 12

Rep: Reputation: 462Reputation: 462Reputation: 462Reputation: 462Reputation: 462
Use the repo and install flashplayer-mozilla.

$ apt-cache policy flashplayer-mozilla
Installed: 1:
Candidate: 1:
Version table:
*** 1: 0
990 unstable/main Packages

File name: /usr/lib/flashplayer-mozilla/
Shockwave Flash 10.0 r12


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
firefox + wine + shockwave = youtube videos and more sonichedgehog Member Success Stories 1 09-05-2008 07:41 PM
LXer: Play YouTube Videos from the Totem Movie Player LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 04-08-2008 08:00 PM
LXer: Saving YouTube Flash Videos LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 03-17-2008 08:00 PM
Flash application Youtube Videos... What is the best navigator or applet to use? Felpipe Ubuntu 2 01-19-2008 05:38 PM
firefox flash player problem(youtube) paind Linux - Software 1 07-14-2007 04:06 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:28 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration