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Old 04-25-2008, 06:34 PM
"Rafael Fontenelle"
 
Default Fwd: Installing flashplayer

2008/4/25, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net>:

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On 04/25/08 10:57, Chris Roberts wrote:
> On Friday 25 Apr 2008, simon rowe wrote:
>> I have recently installed Debian for the first time


>> and am just trying to get to grips with using Linux. I
>> am having trouble installing flash player with apt,
>> below is the output that I am getting:
>>
>> simondebian:/sys# apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree


>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree... Done
>> Package flashplugin-nonfree is not available, but is
>> referred to by another package.
>> This may mean that the package is missing, has been


>> obsoleted, or
>> is only available from another source
>> E: Package flashplugin-nonfree has no installation
>> candidate
>>
>
> Run "apt-cache showpkg flashplugin-nonfree" to determine what packages are


> available in your current repositories.**Also which version of Debian you are
> using?


And do you have debian-multimedia.org in your sources.list file?



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http://wiki.debian.org/FlashPlayer
This link informs that you have to add backport.org to your sources.list. You may follow this article to install it.



I notice that when I run "apt-cache search flash plugin" I get some GPL plugins to firefox. Does someone know the difference between this and the nonfree?

Cheers,

Rafael
 
Old 04-25-2008, 06:40 PM
Ron Johnson
 
Default Fwd: Installing flashplayer

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On 04/25/08 13:34, Rafael Fontenelle wrote:
[snip]
>
>> Run "apt-cache showpkg flashplugin-nonfree" to determine what
> packages are
>> available in your current repositories. Also which version of
> Debian you are
>> using?
>
>
> And do you have debian-multimedia.org <http://debian-multimedia.org>
> in your sources.list file?
>

> http://wiki.debian.org/FlashPlayer
> This link informs that you have to add backport.org
> <http://backport.org> to your sources.list. You may follow this article
> to install it.

> I notice that when I run "apt-cache search flash plugin" I get some GPL
> plugins to firefox. Does someone know the difference between this and
> the nonfree?

(Please turn of html formatting.)

Which branch are you running? Stable, Testing or Sid?

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