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>>>> I unpacked the file install_flash_player_7_linux.tar.gz and installed it
>>>> $ ./flashplayer-installer
>>>> . Now it seems all right.
>> Joe Hart <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>> Now that is not something I can understand. Why would you want to
>>> install flash 7, when flash 9 is available? I can understand using a
>>> free alternative, but if one is willing to use the proprietary stuff,
>>> then why use an old version that will only work with some sites when
>>> they could use a new version that works with almost all of them?
>> Well, just because the `install_flash_player_7_linux.tar.gz' tarball was already
>> on my hard disk: I must have downloaded it some time ago. The new version is
>> downloadable from:
>> . Cheers,
> You don't have to download the tarball. You just type the command that
> was given earlier in this thread by Andrew J. Barr, which is:
> aptitude install flashplugin-nonfree
> apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
> search for it in your favorite GUI package manager.
> Of course for this to work, one must have the non-free repositories
> active in their /etc/apt/sources.list file, but that is trivial.
> It is always better to use real Debian packages than installing
> tarballs, but sometimes there is no choice. In that case, checkinstall
> comes in quite handy.
Note that my previous message (which is quoted here) is purely for the
archive. I should have mentioned that, but I hit the send button too soon.
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