Re: Upgrading flashplayer?
--- On Wed, 2/25/09, Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Upgrading flashplayer?
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 11:45 AM
> >On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 10:56, Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > A few days ago flashplugin-nonfree went away, or
> something, and i can no longer get flash to work. I
> installed flashplayer-mozilla but it doesnt work.
> > > I looked at the Adobe site and they do have a
> Linux download for Flash 10, but i thought there has to be a
> version already packaged.
> > >
> > > Is there a way to install the flashplugin-nonfree
> package from unstable, or something? Or any other way to get
> flash to work again until testing is
> > > back in order?
> >Testing is squeeze now, sid always the name for
> > It appears that flashplugin-nonfree-extrasound is
> still in testing,
> > but flashplugin-nonfree is not. I don't know why
> that would be,
> > but it is still present in sid. You can download it
> from here:
> > http://packages.debian.org/sid/flashplugin-nonfree
> > At the bottom, select i386 if you are 32-bit, amd64 if
> you are
> > using 64-bit. Then select any mirror and download the
> > As root, use dkpk -i
> > to install.
> Hmm. Thanks, i had tried this before but it still didnt
> work andi thought i must have done something wrong, but now
> im more confused.
> I did this and it shows up as installed. But its not
> working in Firefox. (Which is why i thought it wasnot
> working at all.) But it IS working in Epiphany and Opera. I
> dont think i have anything in Firefox preventing Flash from
> working, and it was working before this latest change...is
> any reason why it would be failing in one browser but OK in
> the others?
Sorry, Im an idiot :-(
Im running the Flashblock add-on, and though I knew about it, there was some way it was failing. When I disabled it I got my Flash again.
Will try to figure out the problem with it but it must be something Im doing wrong.
Thanks, and sorry.