Re: 64-bit Flash Player
On Sat, 22 Nov 2008 17:02:01 +0200
Andrei Popescu <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sat,22.Nov.08, 07:59:29, John Hasler wrote:
> > Debian-multimedia now has a native 64 bit flashplayer in
> > Experimental. I haven't tried it yet so I don't know how well it
> > works.
> It needed some hacking to get installed
> # LANG=C dpkg --configure -a
> Setting up flashplayer-mozilla (2:10.0.d20.7-0.1) ...
> update-alternatives: unable to
> make /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/flash-mozilla.so.dpkg-tmp a symlink
> to /etc/alternatives/flash-mozilla.so: No such file or directory
> dpkg: error processing flashplayer-mozilla (--configure): subprocess
> post-installation script returned error exit status 2 Errors were
> encountered while processing: flashplayer-mozilla # ln
> -s /usr/lib/flashplayer-mozilla/libflashplayer.so /etc/alternatives/flash-mozilla.so
> think:/etc# LANG=C dpkg --configure -a Setting up flashplayer-mozilla
> (2:10.0.d20.7-0.1) ...
> So it installed, but iceweasel didn't see it so I symlinked
> /usr/lib/libflashplayer.so into ~/.mozilla/plugins
> I only tested with one youtube video, but no problems.
Hi, folks the following worked for me :
Linux Speeduke 2.6.26-1-amd64 #1 SMP Sat Nov 8 18:25:23 UTC 2008 x86_64
> > Got the libflashplayer.so. from adobe. So where exactly do I put
> > it??? FWIW, just spent a few minutes removing the 32bit stuff...
> > Thanks again!
> > Jack
> I just put it in ~/.mozilla/plugins/, restarted iceweasel, and as soon
> as iceweasel came back up it said it found a new add-on. I verified it
> by checking Tools->Add-ons and it worked for me from there on out.
> Have fun!
That did it!! You're the man!
Ain't DEBIAN folks wunderfull!! 8-)