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Title: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Murphsss on June 10, 2011, 03:12:36 am
So I tried watching a video over Facebook, and I as told that I needed to update my Flash player.. I updated it to the latest version '10.3.181.22'.
I used the software installer to do so, everything seemed fine, I rebooted after the install had finished. But now anything that requires Flash doesn't work, YouTube ect.. Is there a way to fix this? Or even revert back to the previous version I had?

Thanks,
Nathan.
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on June 10, 2011, 12:41:19 pm
[EDIT]
You can either follow these instruction OR follow the slightly easier instructions here:
http://linuxforums.org.uk/netbooks/acer-aspire-one-linpus-lite-flash-player/msg68331/#msg68331 (http://linuxforums.org.uk/netbooks/acer-aspire-one-linpus-lite-flash-player/msg68331/#msg68331)
[END EDIT]

Go to this site:
http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/?no_redirect (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/?no_redirect)

and from the dropdown menu, download the .tar.gz version of the Adobe Flash Player version 10.3.181.22 for Linux

If you are using Firefox (with default settings) that should download to your Downloads directory.

Open a terminal... you can do this by hitting Alt+F2, then typing terminal, then clicking "Run"

In the terminal enter:
Code: [Select]
mkdir ~/.mozilla/plugins
(hit enter and your password if asked)

then still in the terminal enter:
Code: [Select]
tar -zxvf ~/Downloads/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz -C ~/.mozilla/plugins libflashplayer.so

Cose ALL running instances of Firefox, then reopen it... now test the Flashplayer.

so In summary -

You are...

1) Downloading install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz archive from Adobe, to your Downloads directory.

2) Creating (if doesn't exist) a /home/<username>/.mozilla/plugins directory.

3) Unpacking the libflashplayer.so file from the archive, and placing it in the /home/<username>/.mozilla/plugins directory.

You *may* have to (in Firefox) go to Tools>Add-Ons>Plugins and make sure the only "Shockwave Flash" plugin that is enabled is the 10.3r181 one... and restart Firefox.
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Murphsss on June 10, 2011, 12:57:30 pm
Hi, thanks for the response.

I followed those instructions exactly.. and this is what I get.

# sudo mkdir ~/.mozilla/plugins
mkdir: cannot create directory `/root/.mozilla/plugins': File exists
[root@localhost user]# tar -zxvf ~/Downloads/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz -C ~/.mozilla/plugins libflashplayer.so
tar: /root/Downloads/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: libflashplayer.so: Not found in archive
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

I'm sorry being such a pain, Linux completely confuses me, as you may of guessed haha.
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on June 10, 2011, 02:15:13 pm
Where did the install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz download to... where is it on your system ?
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Murphsss on June 10, 2011, 02:19:35 pm
It's in my Downloads file.
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on June 10, 2011, 02:21:22 pm
are you logged on as root, or user ?

open a "new" terminal, and send me what the prompt line looks like.
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Murphsss on June 10, 2011, 02:33:25 pm
[user@localhost ~]$

Is that what you mean? But I've been typing 'su' then my password?
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on June 10, 2011, 02:36:28 pm
Don't use sudo or su... just run:

Code: [Select]
mkdir ~/.mozilla/plugins
then
Code: [Select]
tar -zxvf ~/Downloads/install_flash_player_10_linux.tar.gz -C ~/.mozilla/plugins libflashplayer.so
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: rebecca16011988 on July 23, 2011, 05:57:48 pm
HI!
I am also getting this exact same problem and I havent been able to find a solution yet, did you find out how to resolve it? or is there anyone else that can help please
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on July 23, 2011, 06:47:14 pm
See 3 posts further down for the latest Flashplayer 11, or click this link:
http://linuxforums.org.uk/netbooks/acer-aspire-one-linpus-lite-flash-player/msg68331/#msg68331 (http://linuxforums.org.uk/netbooks/acer-aspire-one-linpus-lite-flash-player/msg68331/#msg68331)



OK, to make it slightly easier to install the latest 32bit flashplayer 10.3.183.7 for Firefox, I've uploaded the file you need to my dropbox.

Open a terminal... you can do this by hitting Alt+F2, then typing terminal, then clicking "Run"

When the terminal opens, enter these 5 commands (hitting enter after each one)

Code: [Select]
mkdir ~/.mozilla/plugins
(this command may fail if the directory already exists... this is normal... just move on to the next command)
then
Code: [Select]
cd ~/.mozilla/plugins
then
Code: [Select]
wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11876059/flashplayer10.3-32bit.tar.gz
then
Code: [Select]
tar -zxvf flashplayer10.3-32bit.tar.gz
then
Code: [Select]
mv -v flashplayer10.3-32bit.tar.gz ~/flashplayer10.3-32bit.tar.gz

You can now close the terminal.

Now close ALL running instances of Firefox, then reopen it... then go to this website:
http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ (http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/)
where you can check which version of flashplayer you are currently using.

If that link says you are using a version older than 10.3.183.7 .. see below.



You *may* have to (in Firefox) go to Tools>Add-Ons>Plugins and make sure the only "Shockwave Flash" plugin that is enabled is the 10.3r183 one... and restart Firefox.



Once done, you can delete the flashplayer10.3-32bit.tar.gz file from your home directory, if you wish.
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: banko on August 07, 2011, 04:42:17 pm
Mark
another big thanks
uploaded, so easy with your instructions

Keith
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on August 07, 2011, 05:54:05 pm
:) .. Your welcome.
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on October 07, 2011, 12:38:33 pm
OK, to make it slightly easier to install the latest 32bit flashplayer 11.0.1.152 for Firefox, I've uploaded the file you need to my dropbox.

Open a terminal... you can do this by hitting Alt+F2, then typing terminal, then clicking "Run"

When the terminal opens, enter these 5 commands (hitting enter after each one)

Create a ~/.mozilla/plugins directory
Code: [Select]
mkdir ~/.mozilla/plugins
(this command may fail if the directory already exists... this is normal... just move on to the next command)

Change directory to ~/.mozilla/plugins :
Code: [Select]
cd ~/.mozilla/plugins

Use wget to download the flashplayer archive:
Code: [Select]
wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11876059/flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz

Extract the libflashplayer.so file from the flashplayer achive:
Code: [Select]
tar -zxvf flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz

Move the flashplayer archive back to your home folder to make it easier to delete if you wish:
Code: [Select]
mv -v flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz ~/flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz

You can now close the terminal.

Now close ALL running instances of Firefox, then reopen it... then go to this website:
http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ (http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/)
where you can check which version of flashplayer you are currently using.

If that link says you are using a version older than 11.0.1.152... see below.



You *may* have to (in Firefox) go to Tools>Add-Ons>Plugins and make sure the only "Shockwave Flash" plugin that is enabled is the 11.0r1 one... and restart Firefox.



Once done, you can delete the flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz file from your home directory, if you wish.
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: 8gamemix on October 10, 2011, 07:29:08 pm
 ;DOnce again Mark saved the day! I work 6 days a week - about 60 hrs - and I would've given up on linux if it weren't for you Mark - and my netbook would be a doorstop.  Thanks a million!
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on October 10, 2011, 07:30:25 pm
Heh... Once again, you're welcome... glad to be of service :)
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: sharpo on October 17, 2011, 11:42:18 pm
Followed instructions but get this message for the last command:-

mv: `flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz' and `/home/user/flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz' are the same file

The adobe link tells me I am running 9.0.124

Have restarted Firefox. There is only the one shockwave flash player showing & that is 9.

Any ideas please?
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on October 17, 2011, 11:53:21 pm
If you have a flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz in your home folder, I'm guessing you didn't cd into the correct directory before downloading the archive.

run these commands:
(probably best to copy/paste them into the terminal)

Code: [Select]
mkdir ~/.mozilla/plugins
(this command may fail if the directory already exists... this is normal... just move on to the next command)
then
Code: [Select]
mv -v ~/flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz ~/.mozilla/plugins/flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz
then
Code: [Select]
cd ~/.mozilla/plugins
then
Code: [Select]
tar -zxvf flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz
then
Code: [Select]
mv -v flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz ~/flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz

You can now close the terminal.

Now close ALL running instances of Firefox, then reopen it... then go to this website:
http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ (http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/)
where you can check which version of flashplayer you are currently using.

If that link says you are using a version older than 11.0.1.152... see below.



You *may* have to (in Firefox) go to Tools>Add-Ons>Plugins and make sure the only "Shockwave Flash" plugin that is enabled is the 11.0r1 one... and restart Firefox.



Once done, you can delete the flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz file from your home directory, if you wish.
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on October 18, 2011, 12:00:07 am
If that doesnt work .. semd the output from:
Code: [Select]
ls -a ~/.mozilla/plugins
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: sharpo on October 18, 2011, 12:00:56 am
Shockwave Flash is now showing the correct one.

Thanks again!
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on October 18, 2011, 12:05:32 am
No problem :)
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: freddie on October 23, 2011, 07:58:01 pm
Fantastic set of step by step instructions Mark, and I was able to run through them all without a hitch.

BUT
a) The Adobe link didn't give me my flash player version number
b) BBC iplayer still says 'You need to upgrade Flash to version 10.1.0 or higher ...'

I am an old grey beard programmer (programming since the dawn of time), but never got to grips with Linux.
Had my AcerAspire One about 2.5 years and it has been great, but now I'm really stuck

My Firefox version is 2.0.0.14 and I can't find out how to upgrade without following pages and pages of detailed instructions.
This is where Linux falls down - for all its shortcomings Windows (sorry if I swore!)  does make upgrading easy

Any help with any of the above?

Many thanks in anticipation
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on October 23, 2011, 08:05:24 pm
Oddly enough .. you're totally wrong .. you "should* have said "this is where Linpus Lite as installed on the Aspire One falls down" :)

Upgrading software on Linux as a whole is much easier than Windows and is an automatic process .. no hunting on the internet for an installer, software that you have installed gets automatically updated as soon as the newest version gets added to the software repositories.

The Linux software installation and upgrade model is the envy of the other OS manufacturers .. Apple have moved to a central software repository with iTunes, though they've implemented it badly .. and attempts have been made to set up something similar in the Windows world, but the software giants didn't like loosing control of their own distribution channels.

The Linux model also helps ensure that software is malicious code free.

Your problem is that Linpus Lite is no longer receiving software updates .. I'ts a bit like if you were running Windows 95, you wouldn't be able to install the latest software in that either ;)

If you were running an up to date Linux distribution such as Ubuntu .. all your software updates would happen with a single mouse click :)
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: freddie on October 23, 2011, 08:09:12 pm
So what do I do?
- bin it?
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on October 23, 2011, 08:11:51 pm
Install a different and up-to-date Linux distribution, they're generally free .. I'd suggest Ubuntu, but there are many to choose from :)

You may find the first part of this posting interesting:
http://linuxforums.org.uk/index.php?topic=7861.msg51681#msg51681 (http://linuxforums.org.uk/index.php?topic=7861.msg51681#msg51681)

Or

Struggle on with Linpus Lite .. but getting recent software to install will always be a "shoehorn it in" affair. .. as it would be with Windows 95.

If you want to stick with Linpus Lite .. there are instructions for installing Firefox 6 on this forum:
http://linuxforums.org.uk/index.php?topic=9481.0 (http://linuxforums.org.uk/index.php?topic=9481.0)

But it's not going to be as straight forward as it would be on a more recent Linux distribution .. where it would be automagically done for you.

Blame Acer for choosing an already outdated distribution, and then deciding not to support it with updates  .. NOT Linux as a whole ;)

If you catch me in Chat (http://linuxforums.org.uk/chat/index.php) sometime, I'll attempt to walk you through the Firefox and Flashplayer upgrades (in Linpus Lite) if you wish.

Or if you want further info on installing another Linux distribution .. just ask :)
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: freddie on October 23, 2011, 10:42:16 pm
Thanks for that Mark - I will check them out
Will the other distros overcome the keyboard problems that these lite Linuxes have - jumping the cursor around all over the place when you type fast?
- my Aspire ans CnM have identical and well documented problems in that area

But can you just clarify why this Linpus Lite thread won.t work for me?
I thought I had Linpus Lite, and your instructions ran through without a hitch, but didn't get me Flash 10+
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on October 24, 2011, 12:14:44 am
I can't say for sure about the keyboard issue .. as I don't own an AA1, but I haven't heard anyone complain about Ubuntu and the keyboard on an AA1, though there's a chance that's because they've grown used to the issue .. Ubuntu comes with a lot of different keyboard layout options, and drivers for different keyboards, which I doubt if Linpus Lite does as it was developed specifically for the AA1.. read into that what you will ..

It's possible that it's a hardware issue that no drivers in the world can overcome .. but I doubt that .. all I can say for sure is I've NEVER seen the keyboard affect the curser placement on the screen in Ubuntu on any PC I've ever put it on, but I've never personally put it on an AA1 .. maybe someone else can jump in and answer this ?

I'm going to *guess* that the newest versions of the adobe flashplayer either aren't compatible with Firefox 2, or that Firefox 2 doesn't look in the same place for the plugins .. but again that's a guess .. the tutorial was really intended for people that have followed the instructions for upgrading Firefox to version 4, 5, or 6.

If you upgrade Firefox to version 6 following the instructions at the link I provided .. this flashplayer update tutorial WILL work with it.

[EDIT]

I am a little surprised by the flash plugin not working .. even with Firefox 2 .. as I thought ALL versions of Firefox looked for the plugins in ~/.mozilla/plugins first.

Can you open a terminal, and enter:
Code: [Select]
ls -al ~/.mozilla/plugins
hit enter, then post the output from that command back here.

[END EDIT]
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: freddie on October 24, 2011, 06:34:14 am
Thanks Mark

Although your Flash instructions were nice and clear, (only 5 steps), your Firefox 6 set scared the pants off me (remember I am a Linux virgin)

Here is what you asked for...

total 12280
drwxrwxr-x 2 user user     4096 2011-10-23 19:32 .
drwx------ 4 user user     4096 2011-10-23 19:29 ..
-rw-rw-r-- 1 user user 12550084 2011-08-23 02:06 libflashplayer.so

The keyboard problem is like an 'early days of programming thing, where someone forgot to save a vital register on an interrupt routine. It always jumps back to an earlier place.

Well documented on my diddy CnM too, which I use on the move because the Aspire wont work with my Vodafone dongle, but that is a whole new issue!

Thanks again. Afraid I will be away a few days
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on October 24, 2011, 01:18:29 pm
Yup, the flashplayer is in the right place so as I said I can only assume that it won't work with Firefox 2, or that Firefox 2 doesn't look there for its plugins.

you *could* run:
Code: [Select]
sudo find / -name libflahsplayer.so
which will search your system for libflashplayer.so files and tell us where the current one is .. then we could back that one up and try replacing it with the newer one.

But I still think it best for you to upgrade to Firefox 6 .. there are a lot of webpages that won't display properly (if at all) in Firefox2, and that is only going to get worse, FF2 doesn't support HTML5 which is where the interweb is going.

the instructions for FF6 may seem a little daunting, but they have been designed so that they are FULLY reversible .. and I realise the red warning messages may scare the living hell out of some people, they were designed to :) .. as long as you follow the instruction without removing FF2, they will work, but as I said if  you keep an eye out for me in chat I'll walk you through them.

BTW, your Vodafone Dongle would be highly likely to "just work" with Ubuntu :)
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: freddie on October 27, 2011, 08:23:14 pm
Back again...
Thanks for all that info Mark. Will check out later.

I took the opportunity of installing Ubuntu 11.10 as you suggested. Very impressive installation process - looks really professional. And YES! it cures that damned keyboard problem :) Trouble is my poor little old A101 isn't really up to it. My much loved 15 sec start time extended to over a minute, and starting up the word processor took an age. Also it wouldn't accept my email settings, and I didn't manage to get on line. But certainly something to think about for my main machine.

I wonder if there is a sawn off Linux other than Linpus which might be worth trying on the A101?

Meanwhile it looks like I will reload Linpus and start making the changes you suggest. Thanks for all your help though. An interesting exercise
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on October 27, 2011, 08:37:23 pm
I've just been donated an AA1 (thanks Kath :) ), just awaiting delivery of a replacement SSD .. when it arrives, I'll try out a few Linux distributions and let you know which seems the best fit in it's limited amount of RAM .. CPU should be plenty fast enough it seems like RAM is the limiting factor.

So if you can wait a few days, I should be in a better position to advise :)

Meanwhile, as you say .. try installing Firefox 6 under Linpus .. any problems, let me know and I'll be happy to help.

Next steps planned for the AA1 (as long as it works with the replacement SSD) is to add more RAM, from what I gather 1.5gb is possible (which will make it capable of running Ubuntu properly) .. then a 32gb 1.8" PATA ZIF SSD  which will allow me plenty of room to dual boot Linpus Lite and Ubuntu :)
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: freddie on October 27, 2011, 10:30:12 pm
Enjoy!

I look forward to reading about your exploits. And thank you too Kath for providing the platform!
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Leonbidet on November 06, 2011, 07:07:03 pm
Brilliant - worked first time.  :)
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: marieoieo on November 09, 2011, 11:21:46 am
updating the flashplayer resolved the issue of pages basically not loading or taking about 5 minutes to load after I changed from lite to ff7.  THANK YOU!!!  Was on the verge of trashing the poor acer.
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on November 09, 2011, 11:49:27 am
Great .. happy to help :)
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: banko on November 17, 2011, 09:30:45 pm
Mark
sorry, forgot to thank you. so a big THANKS.

Keith
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on November 17, 2011, 09:33:15 pm
You're more than welcome :)
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: agdbat on September 24, 2012, 06:03:27 pm
I tried to update it in mine, but something went wrong ... when I go to the adobe page it says my version is 9...!??
Could you say something? Help me? Thanks!
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on September 24, 2012, 06:31:40 pm
In Firefox, go to Tools>Add-Ons>Plugins .. how many versions of "Shockwave Flash" are listed ? .. and what are their versions ?

Can you also mention which version of Firefox you're running.
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: agdbat on September 25, 2012, 05:10:11 pm
Hi, Im running Firefox 7, and it shows only the flashplayer 9 on the add ons. I supose something happened when I tried to install it, there was a window, after the second or third command which didnt close, then I thought I should paste the next command in that window, but I couldnt paste there, as it wouldnt appear the cursor blinking...  so I closed the window and opened another terminal to paste it, but it apears it didnt work...  :)  I might have done a very silly mistake as Im not  experienced on linux...
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on September 25, 2012, 05:17:39 pm
OK, let's see how far you got .. can you open a terminal, and run this command:
Code: [Select]
ls -a ~/.mozilla/plugins
and post the output from that command (ie. what's returned in the terminal when you run the command).
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: agdbat on September 25, 2012, 05:30:04 pm
The  terminal window just disappeared after pressing enter...
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on September 25, 2012, 05:36:29 pm
Try again ..

Hit Alt+F2 .. in the input field type terminal and click the Run button... a terminal will open... When the terminal opens, enter the following command:
Code: [Select]
ls -a ~/.mozilla/plugins
hit the enter key .. what is now displayed in the terminal ?
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: agdbat on September 25, 2012, 05:43:27 pm
Ive got this:
[user@localhost ~]$ ls -a ~/.mozilla/plugins
ls: cannot access /home/user/.mozilla/plugins: No such file or directory
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on September 25, 2012, 05:46:23 pm
OK, if the terminal is still open, run these 5 commands (if not open one then run them):
(wait for each command to finish and leave you back at an $ prompt before running the next command)

Create a ~/.mozilla/plugins directory
Code: [Select]
mkdir ~/.mozilla/plugins
(this command may fail if the directory already exists... this is normal... just move on to the next command)

Change directory to ~/.mozilla/plugins :
Code: [Select]
cd ~/.mozilla/plugins

Use wget to download the flashplayer archive:
Code: [Select]
wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11876059/flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz

Extract the libflashplayer.so file from the flashplayer achive:
Code: [Select]
tar -zxvf flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz

Move the flashplayer archive back to your home folder to make it easier to delete if you wish:
Code: [Select]
mv -v flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz ~/flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz

You can now close the terminal.

Now close ALL running instances of Firefox, then reopen it... then go to this website:
http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ (http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/)
where you can check which version of flashplayer you are currently using.

If that link says you are using a version older than 11.0.1.152... see below.



You *may* have to (in Firefox) go to Tools>Add-Ons>Plugins and make sure the only "Shockwave Flash" plugin that is enabled is the 11.0r1 one... and restart Firefox.



Once done, you can delete the flashplayer11-32bit.tar.gz file from your home directory, if you wish.
Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: agdbat on September 25, 2012, 06:01:14 pm
Sucess!! It worked now!!
Already running FP 11! Thanks a lot!
Dont know what I did wrong the first time but now it worked...!
Thank you very much!! :)

Title: Re: Acer Aspire One Linpus Lite - Flash Player.
Post by: Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) on September 25, 2012, 06:25:48 pm
No problem .. glad I could help :)
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