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Old 08-27-2004, 08:49 AM   #1
orange400
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Opera 7.54 and Flash player?


I have installed the most recent Flash player into Mozilla and Opera (addicted to those mouse gestures ), but Opera isn't taking too kindly to Flash. Mozilla uses Flash just fine, but Opera is having trouble. When I go into the plugins section of the preferences, Flash player is clearly listed and even looks like it's setup correctly, but it doesn't function. Any ideas on how to fix this?

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Old 08-27-2004, 10:28 AM   #2
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hey
i am too having the same problem opera and netscape
the flsh setup runs a setup where it asks where to install path
i have given that many times also copied that manullly but it does not work....

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Old 08-27-2004, 01:13 PM   #3
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I had this problem. Installing Flash with Opera 7.54 wouldn't work, I couldn't load Flash sites....

I don't remember exactly how I solved it. But, what I did was simple. I just reinstalled Opera, and then installed flash again.
 
Old 09-04-2004, 07:00 AM   #4
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What worked for me is to let Opera identify itself as a Mozilla 5.0 player. Now all of a sudden the flash player install program found Opera (or Mozilla??) and installed the plugin. What's more, I can use the flash player now. I hope this works for you

Marcel
 
Old 09-06-2004, 03:11 PM   #5
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I've had the same problem, but I run opera with -debugplugin option and I saw that it could't find libXm.so.1, 2, 3 etc.. I found that it is a part of openmotif package. I've installed it, mad a link: ln -s /usr/X11R6/lib/libXm.so.3 /usr/lib/ and restarted opera. Now it works just fine. Try it!
 
Old 09-06-2004, 03:39 PM   #6
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what distros are you using? Im on slackware, and at the moment i installed Opera Flash was working! btw, Opera 7.60 Preview 1 for Unix is available!
 
Old 09-06-2004, 03:52 PM   #7
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I use Fedora Core 2, but (I'm not sure about that) my friend use Gentoo and had this problem too. As I saw here, masand and orange400 use Fedora too.
 
Old 09-21-2004, 03:44 AM   #8
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Install openmotif works for me

Ok, I have installed openmotif libraries and now it works.
I use a Debian Sid and what I have needed to do is just an "apt-get install libmotif3"
 
  


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