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Old 10-06-2010, 07:29 PM   #16
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OK, so in your `ls` listing above, the Adobe archive you downloaded is not there in that directory (/root/Desktop/flash-player-plugin) alongside the slackbuild script and the slack-desc. Your archive from adobe is one directory up, in /root/Desktop. Move the tar.gz archive into the same directory as the other files and try again.
 
Old 10-06-2010, 07:38 PM   #17
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And... Hmm, to be sure: whose method are you trying to follow? Mine, or sbopkg, or Alien BOB's method?

If it's mine, then you've not got the same downloaded archive from Adobe that I pointed to in post #13. My script may not work correctly with that file (if you do have that file and are trying my script on it):

/root/Desktop/flash-player-plugin/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz

The file should be named:

flashplayer_square_p2_32bit_linux_092710.tar.gz

But, if you're doing one of the other methods above, carry on then.
 
Old 10-06-2010, 09:27 PM   #18
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Am I getting closer?
Code:
bash-3.1# ls -l
total 4192
-rw-r--r-- 1 pottzie users     347 2008-06-04 21:37 README
-rwxr-xr-x 1 pottzie users    2315 2009-08-10 01:54 flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
-rw-r--r-- 1 pottzie users     323 2009-08-10 01:54 flash-player-plugin.info
-rw-r--r-- 1 root    root  4263232 2010-10-06 16:41 flashplayer_square_p2_32bit_linux_092710.tar.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 pottzie users    1009 2008-04-11 00:05 slack-desc
bash-3.1# sh flashplayer-plugin.SlackBuild
sh: flashplayer-plugin.SlackBuild: No such file or directory
and:
bash-3.1# sh flash-player-plugin
sh: flash-player-plugin: No such file or directory
bash-3.1# sh flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
tar: /root/Desktop/flash-player-plugin/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now

Last edited by pottzie; 10-06-2010 at 09:34 PM.
 
Old 10-07-2010, 03:57 AM   #19
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You are using an ancient version of the SlackBuild script (2009-08-10). Please use a recent version of flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild. You have been given multiple pointers to a working SlackBuild script by other posters in this thread.

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Old 10-09-2010, 10:40 PM   #20
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Made some headway. Read somewhere that there's something called pkgtool. Figured I'd try it and see what happened. It worked! All it "saw" was mozilla-nss and sbopkg - so I hit "enter", and couldn't tell if anything happened. But when I entered sbopkg in the terminal, bash was all too happy to go right ahead and configure it! So I went ahead and sinc'd to the server...but it only sinc's to 13.1, and I'm stuck with 12.2, thanks to the Intel chip I have. Bummer.
Close, but no cigar. Looks like sbopkg is a good way to go though.
I might go back and retry 13.0. It would open KDE and run, just had problems with the mouse. Default during install was Microsoft mouse, but when I installed 12.2 I decided to try the ps2 mouse. Might be worth going back and seeing if that makes a difference.
 
Old 10-10-2010, 05:08 AM   #21
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You can edit /etc/sbopkg/sbopkg.conf to suit the release you're running.
Code:
REPO_BRANCH=${REPO_BRANCH:-13.1}
Change the 13.1 to 12.2, then rsync, if you still want to use that release.
 
Old 10-10-2010, 05:00 PM   #22
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I did resync to 12.2, and when I tried to get flash-player-plugin, it failed due to Adobe finagling with the source package.

Afraid GrapefruiTgirl hit the nail on the head with the prediction that sbopkg wouldn't be able to follow the updates. Too bad, it would be a great way to get up to speed with Slackware.
 
Old 10-12-2010, 10:10 PM   #23
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Was away for a few days, decided to play around and see what I could come up with. Kept trying to get the Adobe file to the directory where I have the Salckbuild file. Kept trying the command line to do it, then just tried dragging and dropping. Didn't know that worked! Now when I enter ls -l it shows
Code:
bash-3.1# cd /root/Desktop/flash-player-plugin
bash-3.1# ls -l
total 13908
-rw-r--r-- 1 pottzie users     347 2008-06-04 21:37 README
drwxr-xr-x 2 pottzie users    4096 2009-03-03 14:46 flash-player-plugin
-rwxr-xr-x 1 pottzie users    2315 2009-08-10 01:54 flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
-rw-r--r-- 1 pottzie users     323 2009-08-10 01:54 flash-player-plugin.info
-rw-r--r-- 1 root    root  4263232 2010-10-06 16:41 flashplayer_square_p2_32bit_linux_092710.tar.gz
-rwxrwxr-x 1     501   501 9928340 2010-09-17 19:00 libflashplayer.so
-rw-r--r-- 1 pottzie users    1009 2008-04-11 00:05 slack-desc
But when I try and get it to show the flash player plugin it won't do it. I tried a few different combinations of flashplugin and flash-player-plugin, none satisfied bash.
Code:
bash-3.1# sh flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
tar: /root/Desktop/flash-player-plugin/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
Also tried to get the vlc player option working. Sounds interesting, but all I came up with was opening a terminal and putting "vlc" in front of the http. Didn't work for me.
Code:
bash-3.1# vlc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEi7GPkxfsE
bash: vlc: command not found
 
Old 10-13-2010, 02:43 AM   #24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pottzie View Post
Code:
bash-3.1# cd /root/Desktop/flash-player-plugin
bash-3.1# ls -l
total 13908
-rw-r--r-- 1 pottzie users     347 2008-06-04 21:37 README
drwxr-xr-x 2 pottzie users    4096 2009-03-03 14:46 flash-player-plugin
-rwxr-xr-x 1 pottzie users    2315 2009-08-10 01:54 flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
-rw-r--r-- 1 pottzie users     323 2009-08-10 01:54 flash-player-plugin.info
-rw-r--r-- 1 root    root  4263232 2010-10-06 16:41 flashplayer_square_p2_32bit_linux_092710.tar.gz
-rwxrwxr-x 1     501   501 9928340 2010-09-17 19:00 libflashplayer.so
-rw-r--r-- 1 pottzie users    1009 2008-04-11 00:05 slack-desc
Code:
bash-3.1# sh flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
tar: /root/Desktop/flash-player-plugin/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
I told you before: you are using an ancient version of the SlackBuild script. Get one that works with the current tarball. Several pointers to correct scripts are posted in this thread.

Quote:
Also tried to get the vlc player option working. Sounds interesting, but all I came up with was opening a terminal and putting "vlc" in front of the http. Didn't work for me.
Code:
bash-3.1# vlc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEi7GPkxfsE
bash: vlc: command not found
Either you did not install that VLC package, or you installed the package for the wrong architecture. Compare the outputs you get from these two commands:

Code:
ls -la /var/log/packages/vlc-*
uname -a
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Old 10-13-2010, 02:41 PM   #25
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No, I haven't installed vlc. I was surprised when it was suggested, and thought that it came pre-installed. I'll see what I can do to get it.
Alien Bob, I checked out your SlackBuilds, and saw that if I just do lftp -c, and the package I want, it'll run. I did that with flash-player-plugin, and it tried it's best to install it to my system. What I think crashes everything is that I'm running version 12.2 since the motherboard I have won't work with 13.1. And since 13.1 is current, all apps I can find assume that 13.1 is going to be installed. As far as getting newer SlackBuilds, I'm grabbing what Google or the links point to. I could understand if I were using 13.1 and trying to get older stuff to work, but I'm trying to put "modern fuel injected computerized" files into a "hand crank starting" OS. But if I need to have a newer SlackBuild file, I wonder what I should be looking for. I see that they all say 2008.
 
Old 10-13-2010, 03:08 PM   #26
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Did you bother reading my previous post about getting sbopkg and editing /etc/sbopkg/sbopkg.conf?
 
Old 10-14-2010, 12:48 AM   #27
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brianL, I was able to resync with 12.2. I didn't edit anything, but sbopkg did have the option of choosing versions of Slackware other than 13.1. But when I ran the flash-player-plugin, it failed when it tried to get the file from Adobe. Adobe must alter their source code every other hour, and there's no way to get the current one from whatever sbopkg uses.

If you think editing /etc/sbopkg would get me any further, let me know.
 
Old 10-14-2010, 06:11 AM   #28
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No, leave sbopkg as it is. Get the latest flash in .tar.gz format from Adobe, cd to wherever it is, then run this as root:
Code:
tar xvf flashplayer_square_p2_32bit_linux_092710.tar.gz -C /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins
 
Old 10-14-2010, 07:22 PM   #29
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I THINK I did as you asked. cd'd to where I have flashplayer_square. Then ran it.
Code:
bash-3.1# tar xvf flashplayer_square_p2_32bit_linux_092710.tar.gz -C /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins
libflashplayer.so
All it output was libflashplayer.so.
I tried to verify that I had done anything by opening /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins, but the editor came up empty, so I think it didn't work.
 
Old 10-14-2010, 09:27 PM   #30
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Just to see what happens, I made a directory for 12.2 and downloaded the SlackBuild for 12.2 to it, got the adobe file, and was able to open the files. Does this look any more promising?
Code:
bash-3.1# cd /root/Desktop/flashplayer_plugin_12.2
bash-3.1# nano flash-player-plugin
bash-3.1# nano flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
bash-3.1# ls -l
total 12
drwxr-xr-x 2 pottzie users 4096 2009-03-03 14:46 flash-player-plugin
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root    root  2006 2010-10-04 11:55 flash-player-plugin.tar.gz
drwxr-xr-x 2 root    root  4096 2010-10-09 23:54 install_flash_player_10_linux(2)
bash-3.1# tar -xzvf flash-player-plugin.tar.gz
flash-player-plugin/
flash-player-plugin/README
flash-player-plugin/flash-player-plugin.info
flash-player-plugin/flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
flash-player-plugin/slack-desc
bash-3.1# nano flash-player-plugin/flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
bash-3.1# sh flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
sh: flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild: No such file or directory
bash-3.1# sh flash-player-plugin/flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild 
tar: /root/Desktop/flashplayer_plugin_12.2/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
bash-3.1# nano flash-player-plugin/flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild
bash-3.1#
there's a lot of extraneous stuff here, but I'm poking around seeing what I have, and don't have. For instance, I didn't see flashplayer_square, so I dragged one in.
Code:
bash-3.1# ls -l
total 4188
drwxr-xr-x 2 pottzie users    4096 2009-03-03 14:46 flash-player-plugin
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root    root     2006 2010-10-04 11:55 flash-player-plugin.tar.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root    root  4263232 2010-10-12 22:00 flashplayer_square_p2_32bit_linux_092710.tar.gz
drwxr-xr-x 2 root    root     4096 2010-10-09 23:54 install_flash_player_10_linu
Going back to GrapeFruitgirl's first post, I couldn't "mv" the file.

Code:
mv flashplayer_square_p2_64bit_linux_092710.tar.gz libflashplayer-square-p2-092710.linux-x86_64.so.tar.gz
went nowhere when I tried putting in my version. Also, "sh flashplayer-plugin.SlackBuild" doesn't work, even though I can open" nano flash-player-plugin/flash-player-plugin.SlackBuild", and it brings up the file in the editor.
I'm still trying to guess what happens when i open anything! I had the current Firefox file sitting there, and decided to tar -jxvf it. It opened, but when I restart Firefox, I have the one that shipped with my system. I don't know where it goes or what happens to it.

I have the same problem with my bank account.
 
  


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