Re: adobe flash player in iceweasel does not work anymore in jessie
On Saturday 12 September 2015 14:38:01 Himanshu Shekhar wrote:
> I got a working solution! :) Install Google Chrome.
> Chromium doesn't support flash and many other stuff, while Google Chrome is
> not available directly in debian repository.
> Download Google Chrome from https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/
> and then run the following commads
Yes, it is great solution to the general problem. (If you are not a purist.)
Unfortunately it didn't solve my specific one.
> sudo apt-get install gconf-service libgconf-2-4 libnspr4 libnss3
> libpango1.0-0 libappindicator1 libcurl3
> sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
> *solution from http://okomestudio.net/biboroku/?p=2583
> There might be some ethical issues from the FSF and DFSG rules but at
> present one might need to get his/her task done.
> Happy Browsing!
> On Sat, Sep 12, 2015 at 4:13 PM, Paul van der Vlis <email@example.com>
> > Op 12-09-15 om 01:17 schreef Lisi Reisz:
> > > I have it working. Why would I touch it at all?
> > Bad way of thinking. I think you will have problems again. Your
> > flashplugin does not become updates now, I guess. Iceweasel will refuse
> > to use it after some time.
> > Debian packages are system-wide solutions, not only for a specific user.
> > You are using now a solution in your homedirectory.
> > It will work when you update it, or let some script or program update
> > it. Maybe it can update itself, in your homedir it has write-permission.
> > It overrules system-wide solutions like flashplugin-nonfree or the
> > package from deb-multimedia.
> > With regards,
> > Paul van der Vlis.
> > --
> > Paul van der Vlis Linux systeembeheer Groningen
> > https://www.vandervlis.nl/