Re: Flash Player 11 under Debian Lenny
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Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, 01 Feb 2012 16:39:37 +0100, Merciadri Luca wrote:
> Hey, nice to see you here again :-)
>> I'm still using Debian Lenny, and would like to use Flash Player 11
>> under my Iceweasel (aka Firefox). I've downloaded the necessary file
>> <http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/> (running 32 bits),
>> three times because I tried the three proposed alternatives.
> 1/ For upstream Firefox: $HOME/.mozilla/firefox/profile.default/plugins
> 2/ For Iceweasel: $HOME/.mozilla/plugins
> The same should be for using it system wide but I prefer to put
> Flashplayer into the user's home.
>> When necessary, I put libflashplayer.so under /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins.
>> Each time, the plugin is correctly detected by Iceweasel, as can be seen
>> at Tools > Add-ons > Plugins (`Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102').
>> However, when I try to load a webpage containing a flash animation,
>> nothing loads, and it looks like I've got no Flash.
> Check the "about:plugins" page and see what is listed there (hint: order
> do matter).
Done, and looks as expected: correct.
>> Consequently, I'm assuming Flash Player 11 (the v10 works like a charm
>> here) needs other packages, maybe more recent versions than the ones I
>> Could someone provide more info on this? I need to install the v11
>> because many websites I'm regularly visiting (like Dailymotion) do not
>> accept playing with a v10 Flash player (`You need to install Flash
>> Player 11 [...].').
>> Note that I tried putting the .so file under ~/.mozilla/plugins/ but it
>> systematically crashes Iceweasel.
> I'm using Lenny (64 bits) with Firefox 10.0 (upstream packages) and
> "Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102", it works like a charm :-)
Eh, not here!
If it's too good to be true, then it probably is.
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