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Re: update-flashplugin-nonfree issue

On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 22:34:30 +0530, J. Bakshi wrote:

> I have run "update-flashplugin-nonfree --install" and it downloads the
> latest plugin at
> /var/cache/flashplugin-nonfree/
> install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz
> after uncompromising it I get
> 1. libflashplayer.so
> 2. usr folder
> I have copied libflashplayer.so at /usr/lib/flashplugin-nonfree/ but
> google-chrome still complaining about a old version and firefox want to
> download the plugin to activate flash support. 

Hum... AFAIK you have to drop the "libflashplayer.so" under "/usr/lib64/
mozilla/plugins/" folder, at least for Firefox (dunno where Google Chrome 
looks for the plugins) :-?

> Interestingly both the browser finally goes to the adobe site and
> download the same version as /var/cache/flashplugin-nonfree/
> install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz
> Confused !!! can any one help please ?

Yes, they have to be the same, the script you've run retrieves the files 
from there :-)



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