Possibly OT --- Adobe flash player; how to get it to run?

Peter Reed peterreed at gmx.com
Wed Dec 25 18:24:19 UTC 2013


On Tue, 24 Dec 2013 22:00:27 +1300
Rolf Turner <r.turner at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:

> On 24/12/13 21:58, Frank Murphy wrote:
> > On Tue, 24 Dec 2013 21:56:22 +1300
> > Rolf Turner <r.turner at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:
> >
> >> People keep sending me links to videos and then when I click on
> >> them Firefox says that the video won't play since I don't have
> >> flash installed. But then when I click on the installer I
> >> (eventually) get messages to the effect that the required package
> >> is already installed.
> >>
> >>
> > Adobe have stopped updating flash for Linux.
> 
> So is there anything that I can do so as to be able to watch such
> videos?
> 
>      cheers,
> 
>      Rolf Turner
> 

I had to do this:
sudo ln
-s /usr/lib64/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins
when i ran into this problem.

Peter Reed


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