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Re: adobe flash player in iceweasel does not work anymore in jessie

On Wed 09 Sep 2015 at 11:24:32 -0500, David Wright wrote:

> Quoting Brian (ad44@cityscape.co.uk):
> > Installing hal, hal-info, libhal1 and libhal1-storage cures it for me
> > but you seem to have a more diverse set of issues.
> > 
> > For some reason which I cannot remember I got the debs from a Ubuntu
> > PPA. Maybe the Wheezy ones didn't work for me.
> I used to have HAL on lenny and squeeze. When I first upgraded wheezy
> on my laptop, it wouldn't come back up when the lid was reopened.
> Removing HAL (deprecated in favour of udev) fixed it. I can't see hal
> in jessie but it is in sid. Is that because there's a fresh
> incarnation, or is it just a survivalist?

My understanding is that HAL has gone from Debian, never to return. The
sid package is for the unofficial m68k port only.

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