flash-plugin installed and not available

M A Young m.a.young at durham.ac.uk
Mon Dec 22 11:19:40 UTC 2008


On Mon, 22 Dec 2008, William Case wrote:

> I am not getting any sound with my flash plugin.
>
> When I follow the advice from:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Multimedia/Flash
>
> I get the following message from yum:
> Package flash-plugin-10.0.15.3-release.i386 installed and not available

It means you didn't set up the adobe yum repository as instructed in the 
previous stage, but as you do have the flash-plugin that won't be the 
cause of your problems. But I would recommend that you start again with 
that advice and make sure you haven't omitted anything else.

If you have libflashsupport installed then remove it, eg.
rpm -e libflashsupport
because that was for flash 9 it can potentially interfere with flash 10

Of course it might not be a flash problem at all. I suggest you check your 
sound is functioning correctly by going to system -> preferences -> 
hardware -> sound and make sure it is set up sensibly and the tests all 
work.

 	Michael Young




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