Flash videos not playing in Fedora 11 firefox browser

Patrick Bartek bartek047 at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 1 02:57:28 UTC 2010

--- On Wed, 6/30/10, Patrick O'Callaghan <pocallaghan at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 2010-06-30 at 15:39 -0700,
> Patrick Bartek wrote:
> > > Zip is used for some Linux stuff, besides which
> the OP says
> > > he extracted
> > > a .so file, so it is for Linux.
> > 
> > As far as I've found Adobe doesn't distribute Flash
> for Linux in .zip.
> > Check the link I gave.  (The other OSes don't
> list endings, and I have
> > no desire to download them all to check.)  Either
> the OP got a
> > repackaged file from someone other than the real Adobe
> or it's for
> > another OS that uses .so endings or something else?
> Whatever. I was just answering the "no zip on Linux" point.
> Also, .so
> files are used on several Unix-like systems
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Executable_and_Linkable_Format)
> so
> strictly speaking it doesn't mean he had a Linux version.
> However it's
> pretty clear it wasn't Windows version as was suggested.

In either case, it was the wrong flash.  The OP needs to start over with the correct file.  And since we haven't heard from him since his initial post, maybe, he did and there's no problem anymore.


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