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Old 09-15-2009, 08:48 PM   #1
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firefox adobe flash addon

i downloaded and tarred the file and moved it to /usr/lib64/firefox---/plugins and it still doesnt work. when i did it with slackware 12.0 it worked. am i putting it in the right directory?
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EDIT: I don't use 64 bit, just make sure you use 64-bit plugin and put in mozilla directory, should work?
EDIT EDIT: or get the slackbuild of it

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Old 09-15-2009, 09:33 PM   #3
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thanks for the info , but it still doesnt work. i got the slackbuild (i.e. flash-player-plugin.SLACKBUILD ) and put into /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins and then put it into /usr/lib64/firefox---/plugins and it still doesnt work when i try to view youtube. maybe im missing something??
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First here is how to use a SlackBuild and

Second make sure you are downloading the 64 bit version of the plugin.
Old 09-16-2009, 12:43 AM   #5
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The x86_64 flash plugin is here:
You can't find it in the "normal" download places because its not considered stable yet.
Old 09-16-2009, 07:24 PM   #6
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I got it working in Slackware64. I obtained it by doing a google search. You need to get the 64-bit version from Adobe. It is still in Alpha form. Then copy the "so" file to /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins. Works great.
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hey thanks guys. im gonna give these things a shot and ill report back to u
Old 09-16-2009, 07:32 PM   #8
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yup. the alpha distro worked. thanks a lot for the help guys


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