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Old 07-17-2012, 08:10 PM
Dimitris Kardarakos
 
Default Chrome Updated, Now Flash Won't Work In Firefox

Try to find which firefox related processes run upon opening a utube
video ( e.g $ ps -elf | grep firefox). Normally, plugin-container should
use the library mentioned in the plugins config file (flash in our case)
and play the video. See if there is something strange there.


Or try to see what happens if plugin-container is disabled.
Firefox->about:config -> dom.ipc.plugins.enabled, set to false.


On 07/17/2012 06:50 PM, Waleed Hamra wrote:

On 7/17/2012 3:27 AM, A.D. Burrows wrote:

On Monday, July 16, 2012 12:58:41 AM Dimitris Kardarakos wrote:


There are double entries for libflashplayer library, in your plugin
list. Try to remove the second one from firefox menu. If in firefox
menu just one is shown, try removing it from the pluginreg.dat file.


There was only one entry for a flash player in Firefox's Addons menu.
I tried deleting the second entry from the pluginreg.dat file; no joy.
I'd saved the file as pluginreg.dat.old first; I retrieved it and
deleted the first entry, then saved as pluginreg.dat and tried again;
no joy on playing apps, but loading pages with Flash movies no longer
causes Ff to crash.

Incidentally, that one video I found, (the advert), still plays in a
diminished, YT-like window, although actual YT videos still only show
up as black boxes.

Dimitris, your patience through this ordeal has been an inspiration.
Is there anything else to try?




well, i'm not dimitris, and i'm afraid i havent been following this
thread much, but i do have an advice that might be of use.
there's an add-on for linux firefox, called "flash aid" or "flashaid",
it's job is to help install flash on a computer, make it work in
firefox, and remove any conflicting *other* flash libraries it may
find. it also enables hardware acceleration for flash. i advice you to
install the addon, restart firefox, and go through its wizard, choose
between flash from ubuntu repo, or latest beta from adobe (more
advisable, since it's the last version to be made available anyway,
adobe dicontinued linux flash for non-chrome browsers) and of course,
check the options to enable acceleration and disable other conflicting
libraries.

hope this helps.



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Old 07-19-2012, 09:02 AM
Errol Sapir
 
Default Chrome Updated, Now Flash Won't Work In Firefox

On 07/13/2012 04:55 PM, A.D. Burrows
wrote:



On Thursday, July 12, 2012 0848:04 PM Errol Sapir wrote:



In Windows a friend of mine had the same problem with flash and
Firefox. When going into the problem there was a some statement that
the new flash (11.something) was giving problems to Firefox 13. I
downgraded the flash to 10.3 and everything worked...



Thanks, Errol. this might be an approach worth pursuing. Can you tell
me how to downgrade an application in Kubuntu? From what I've seen in
this list, it's a notoriously difficult thing to do. But I'm willing
to try if you can give me an idea how.

BTW, Errol, aren't we supposed to send replies to this list as in-line
text rather than as attachments? I had to call up your scrubbed
attachment, wade through a mass of HTML code, then copy-and-paste your
actual message and manually format it. Not that I mind a little extra
work in exchange for the help you're trying to give.

On Thursday, July 12, 2012 07:23:22 PM Dimitris Kardarakos wrote:




I didn't send it as an attachment. I am now writing in* line and
hoping things are OK




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Old 07-19-2012, 01:23 PM
Valter Mura
 
Default Chrome Updated, Now Flash Won't Work In Firefox

2012/7/8 A.D. Burrows <burrowsad@gmail.com>

Thanks first of all to anybody for your kind attention.



Last Thursday, (28/JN/2012), Google Chrome updated. Ever since then,

Chrome will not load and Flash applications will not play in Firefox.

(Firefox V13.0.1 is my regular browser, I only keep Chrome around in

case Ff can't do something I need.) When I try to load Chrome, the

mouse pointer turns into a bouncy Chrome icon, a Chrome bar appears in

Task Manager, then the mouse pointer reverts, the bar disappears and

no Chrome window ever opens. In Firefox, when for instance I try to

watch a Youtube video, all I see is a black box which allows me the

option to block that video and nothing else. I've tried playing other

Flash apps, none of them work.



I have Flash-Aid 2.2.3 installed in Ff. I tried using it to re-install

Adobe Flash Player, both stable and beta versions; no joy. I tried

using apt-get to un-install and re-install Google Chrome, (I

accidentally installed Chromium instead and it won't play Flash apps

either); no joy. I tried using apt-get to un-install and re-install

the flash player, several times and in several ways; no joy. I tried

using KPackageKit to install Gnash, (because it's easier and it was

possible); no joy. I even tried installing KlamAV in case I took a

virus that's affecting Flash; I'm having trouble with the installation

writing to it's own directories, but that's a matter for another time

and anyway I was just being thorough.



I'm running an AMD XP-M 1900+ system with 768MB RAM and a Geforce 5500

card, driver version 173. I'm using Kubuntu V10.04, KDE V4.4.5, core

version 2.6.32-41-generic. I'm pretty sure everything else works.



Please, how can I get Flash apps to work again? (Please note that I'm

not a very advanced user, I'll probably need some hand-holding through

this.)

Hi,

have you tried to "uninstall" the flash-plugin installer and "install" the proprietary one (you find it in the repositories)?

For me, it works (Kubuntu 12.04 updated, with PIV 2.8 / RAM 1 GB)


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Old 07-20-2012, 01:03 AM
"A.D. Burrows"
 
Default Chrome Updated, Now Flash Won't Work In Firefox

On Tuesday, July 17, 2012 11:10:03 PM Dimitris Kardarakos wrote:

> Try to find which firefox related processes run upon opening a utube
> video ( e.g $ ps -elf | grep firefox). Normally, plugin-container should
> use the library mentioned in the plugins config file (flash in our case)
> and play the video. See if there is something strange there.
>
> Or try to see what happens if plugin-container is disabled.
> Firefox->about:config -> dom.ipc.plugins.enabled, set to false.

I used the command you suggested, ps -elf | grep firefox at various
points for comparison. I confess, I don't know how to read the
results.

Before running Firefox
0 S dotter 1579 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:24 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

While firefox was loading
0 D dotter 1580 1304 13 80 0 - 35418 sync_p 20:24 ?
00:00:00 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1582 1580 4 80 0 - 0 exit 20:24 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1596 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:24 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

With Firefox running
0 S dotter 1580 1304 37 80 0 - 162324 poll_s 20:24 ?
00:00:07 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1607 1580 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:24 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1624 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:25 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

While loading Youtube
0 S dotter 1580 1304 32 80 0 - 176009 poll_s 20:24 ?
00:00:19 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1607 1580 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:24 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1645 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:25 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

With a Youtube video loaded (I was not able to play it)
0 R dotter 1580 1304 31 80 0 - 187370 - 20:24 ?
00:00:46 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1607 1580 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:24 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1728 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:27 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

While loading the page with the commercial, the only video that will run
0 R dotter 1580 1304 33 80 0 - 180250 - 20:24 ?
00:00:54 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1607 1580 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:24 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1730 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:27 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

While playing that same commercial
0 S dotter 1580 1304 35 80 0 - 182274 poll_s 20:24 ?
00:01:13 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1607 1580 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:24 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1737 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:28 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

After closing Firefox down
0 S dotter 1740 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:28 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

Later, I tried a different type of Flash app.

Before loading Firefox
0 S dotter 1749 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:35 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

With Firefox running
0 S dotter 1751 1304 50 80 0 - 163867 poll_s 20:35 ?
00:00:11 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1769 1751 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:35 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1782 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:35 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

While loading a page with Flash audio players (I was not able to play anything.)
0 S dotter 1751 1304 18 80 0 - 180676 futex_ 20:35 ?
00:00:16 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1769 1751 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:35 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 R dotter 1864 1751 0 80 0 - 15016 - 20:36 ?
00:00:00 /usr/lib/firefox/plugin-container
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so -greomni
/usr/lib/firefox/omni.ja 1751 true plugin
0 S dotter 1869 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:36 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

After closing Firefox down again
0 S dotter 2044 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:38 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox


I also tried setting dom.ipc.plugins.enabled to false, closing down
and re-running Firefox. I tried to load Youtube and Firefox crashed.
The same happened when I tried to load a page with audio players and
when I tried to load a page with a flash movie. Out of curiosity, I
tried running the command you suggested before allowing the crash
monitor to close Firefox after loading the one page that will play.
0 S dotter 2227 1 4 80 0 - 6655 poll_s 20:49 ?
00:00:00 /usr/lib/firefox/crashreporter
/home/dotter/.mozilla/firefox/o75s7986.default/minidumps/112d24eb-02e3-8515-63f8937c-0496037b.dmp
0 S dotter 2231 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:49 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox
...I then set plugins.enabled back to true to stop the crashes.


On Tuesday, July 17, 2012 06:50:04 PM Waleed Hamra wrote:
> well, i'm not dimitris, and i'm afraid i havent been following this
> thread much, but i do have an advice that might be of use.
> there's an add-on for linux firefox, called "flash aid" or "flashaid",..

Thanks for the suggestion, Waleed. I have Flash-aid 2.2.3 installed,
(disabled at the moment in case it interferes somehow), it was one of
the first things I tried.

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Old 07-20-2012, 04:27 PM
Dimitris Kardarakos
 
Default Chrome Updated, Now Flash Won't Work In Firefox

After modifying the plugins configuration file, the one "active"
plugin entry leads firefox to search flash in:
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so



Is there a valid library? (you can run $ls -l
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so to find out)



If not, which is what I suspect, try to create a link from*
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so to /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so (run $

sudo ln -s
/usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so)




*
On 07/20/2012 04:03 AM, A.D. Burrows wrote:




On Tuesday, July 17, 2012 11:10:03 PM Dimitris Kardarakos wrote:



Try to find which firefox related processes run upon opening a utube
video ( e.g $ ps -elf | grep firefox). Normally, plugin-container should
use the library mentioned in the plugins config file (flash in our case)
and play the video. See if there is something strange there.

Or try to see what happens if plugin-container is disabled.
Firefox->about:config -> dom.ipc.plugins.enabled, set to false.



I used the command you suggested, ps -elf | grep firefox at various
points for comparison. I confess, I don't know how to read the
results.

Before running Firefox
0 S dotter 1579 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:24 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

While firefox was loading
0 D dotter 1580 1304 13 80 0 - 35418 sync_p 20:24 ?
00:00:00 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1582 1580 4 80 0 - 0 exit 20:24 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1596 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:24 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

With Firefox running
0 S dotter 1580 1304 37 80 0 - 162324 poll_s 20:24 ?
00:00:07 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1607 1580 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:24 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1624 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:25 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

While loading Youtube
0 S dotter 1580 1304 32 80 0 - 176009 poll_s 20:24 ?
00:00:19 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1607 1580 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:24 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1645 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:25 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

With a Youtube video loaded (I was not able to play it)
0 R dotter 1580 1304 31 80 0 - 187370 - 20:24 ?
00:00:46 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1607 1580 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:24 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1728 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:27 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

While loading the page with the commercial, the only video that will run
0 R dotter 1580 1304 33 80 0 - 180250 - 20:24 ?
00:00:54 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1607 1580 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:24 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1730 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:27 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

While playing that same commercial
0 S dotter 1580 1304 35 80 0 - 182274 poll_s 20:24 ?
00:01:13 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1607 1580 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:24 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1737 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:28 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

After closing Firefox down
0 S dotter 1740 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:28 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

Later, I tried a different type of Flash app.

Before loading Firefox
0 S dotter 1749 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:35 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

With Firefox running
0 S dotter 1751 1304 50 80 0 - 163867 poll_s 20:35 ?
00:00:11 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1769 1751 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:35 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 S dotter 1782 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:35 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

While loading a page with Flash audio players (I was not able to play anything.)
0 S dotter 1751 1304 18 80 0 - 180676 futex_ 20:35 ?
00:00:16 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
1 Z dotter 1769 1751 0 80 0 - 0 exit 20:35 ?
00:00:00 [firefox] <defunct>
0 R dotter 1864 1751 0 80 0 - 15016 - 20:36 ?
00:00:00 /usr/lib/firefox/plugin-container
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so -greomni
/usr/lib/firefox/omni.ja 1751 true plugin
0 S dotter 1869 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:36 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox

After closing Firefox down again
0 S dotter 2044 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:38 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox


I also tried setting dom.ipc.plugins.enabled to false, closing down
and re-running Firefox. I tried to load Youtube and Firefox crashed.
The same happened when I tried to load a page with audio players and
when I tried to load a page with a flash movie. Out of curiosity, I
tried running the command you suggested before allowing the crash
monitor to close Firefox after loading the one page that will play.
0 S dotter 2227 1 4 80 0 - 6655 poll_s 20:49 ?
00:00:00 /usr/lib/firefox/crashreporter
/home/dotter/.mozilla/firefox/o75s7986.default/minidumps/112d24eb-02e3-8515-63f8937c-0496037b.dmp
0 S dotter 2231 1562 0 80 0 - 829 pipe_w 20:49 pts/1
00:00:00 grep --color=auto firefox
...I then set plugins.enabled back to true to stop the crashes.


On Tuesday, July 17, 2012 06:50:04 PM Waleed Hamra wrote:


well, i'm not dimitris, and i'm afraid i havent been following this
thread much, but i do have an advice that might be of use.
there's an add-on for linux firefox, called "flash aid" or "flashaid",..



Thanks for the suggestion, Waleed. I have Flash-aid 2.2.3 installed,
(disabled at the moment in case it interferes somehow), it was one of
the first things I tried.





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Old 07-21-2012, 03:42 PM
"A.D. Burrows"
 
Default Chrome Updated, Now Flash Won't Work In Firefox

On Friday, July 20, 2012 07:27:24 PM Dimitris Kardarakos wrote:

> After modifying the plugins configuration file, the one "active" plugin
> entry leads firefox to search flash in:
> /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so
>
> Is there a valid library? (you can run
> $ls -l /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so
> to find out)

It's valid.
ls -l /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 17406436 2012-05-11 01:40
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so

So far I've been reluctant to share the one video that will run, that
advert, because it's a little embarrassing; not porn or anything...
Please have a look. If it's a regular flash video player in a small
window, we might have to consider the possibility that you were right
in the first place, that it's a memory problem.
http://www.furryendoftheworld.com/

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Old 07-22-2012, 07:35 AM
Basil Chupin
 
Default Chrome Updated, Now Flash Won't Work In Firefox

On 21/07/12 02:27, Dimitris Kardarakos wrote:
After modifying the plugins configuration file, the one "active"
plugin entry leads firefox to search flash in:
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so


Is there a valid library? (you can run $ls -l
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so to find out)


If not, which is what I suspect, try to create a link from
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so to
/usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so (run $


sudo ln -s/usr/lib/flashplugin-installer/libflashplayer.so
/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so)



On 07/20/2012 04:03 AM, A.D. Burrows wrote:


On Tuesday, July 17, 2012 11:10:03 PM Dimitris Kardarakos wrote:


Try to find which firefox related processes run upon opening a utube
video ( e.g $ ps -elf | grep firefox). Normally, plugin-container should
use the library mentioned in the plugins config file (flash in our case)
and play the video. See if there is something strange there.

Or try to see what happens if plugin-container is disabled.
Firefox->about:config -> dom.ipc.plugins.enabled, set to false.

I used the command you suggested, ps -elf | grep firefox at various
points for comparison. I confess, I don't know how to read the
results.


[.........]

Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, and anything in between,

My first 2 comments are addressed to Dimitris:

(1) *PLEASE* do *NOT* top-post!

(2) TRIM your replies so that you do NOT restate what the other person
has already stated! [***]


And a general plea to all who get themselves involved in a technically
orientated mail list, if you must provide details of some output, like a
log file or something such as what was provided by A.D. Burrows, then
*PLEASE* upload your log file/whatever to a site specifically set up to
accept and disseminate such files like-


http://susepaste.org/ (you can find your own if you want to, I
don't care)


and then *ONLY* provide in your message the URL to your log
file/whatever instead of the whole frigging text of the output! :-(


I, personally, do not give a rat's about what you, A.D., had as the
output before running Firefox, or after, or in-between.


I suspect that nobody else did either - except Dimitris who "asked the
question".


But even if I, or anyone else, DID care then, instead of having the
whole sheebang being downloaded to my system and to all the other scores
of people who read this list, then all I would need to do is to go the
URL where the information is sitting and look at it - and download it if
I wanted to instead of having it foisted on me without my knowledge.


[***] I know that you have a gmail account, but you have no excuse
because I can see that you are using Thunderbird 10.0.2 which has always
had the option to be configured so as to reply to posts in the proper
way. (BTW, the latest Thunderbird released version available is 13.x -
and I am running the 'bleeding edge' version, 17.0a.1, if you care to
check my Header.)


[........]

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Old 07-22-2012, 09:20 AM
Basil Chupin
 
Default Chrome Updated, Now Flash Won't Work In Firefox

On 08/07/12 10:38, A.D. Burrows wrote:

Thanks first of all to anybody for your kind attention.


Now that I have done my best to sound rude and boorish in my last post
re this thread, I thought that I would go and find the original post
which started this thread (the word "Chrome" and "Flash" in the Subject
made me to simply ignore the original post). But now that I have gone
back and read the original I will offer the following comments and ask
following questions.



Last Thursday, (28/JN/2012), Google Chrome updated. Ever since then,
Chrome will not load and Flash applications will not play in Firefox.
(Firefox V13.0.1 is my regular browser, I only keep Chrome around in
case Ff can't do something I need.)


Question: why have Chrome when you are using Firefox simply to "keep
Chrome around in

case Ff can't do something I need."?

What is it that Firefox cannot do which Chrome can do?


When I try to load Chrome, the
mouse pointer turns into a bouncy Chrome icon, a Chrome bar appears in
Task Manager, then the mouse pointer reverts, the bar disappears and
no Chrome window ever opens.


The "bouncy" icon shows up because you have the bouncy 'icon' set in
your System Settings>Application and System Notifications"


And the reason why the bouncy icon continues but nothing happens is
because the application - in this case Chrome - cannot be started.


To see what that reason may be, go into a terminal and run the command
to start Chrome and you will see the reason why Chrome cannot be started.



In Firefox, when for instance I try to
watch a Youtube video, all I see is a black box which allows me the
option to block that video and nothing else. I've tried playing other
Flash apps, none of them work.


See below...


I have Flash-Aid 2.2.3 installed in Ff.


Why do you have this Flash-Aid installed?

For what reason?

I have been running Firefox for some 10 years now and have never even
heard of this Flash-Aid until you mentioned it and I have never had a
problem with Flash in Firefox.


So, why are using Flash-Aid?



I tried using it to re-install
Adobe Flash Player, both stable and beta versions; no joy. I tried
using apt-get to un-install and re-install Google Chrome, (I
accidentally installed Chromium instead and it won't play Flash apps
either); no joy. I tried using apt-get to un-install and re-install
the flash player, several times and in several ways; no joy. I tried
using KPackageKit to install Gnash, (because it's easier and it was
possible); no joy. I even tried installing KlamAV in case I took a
virus that's affecting Flash; I'm having trouble with the installation
writing to it's own directories, but that's a matter for another time
and anyway I was just being thorough.


You have really messed up your system will all these
installations/un-installations/re-installations :-) .



I'm running an AMD XP-M 1900+ system with 768MB RAM and a Geforce 5500
card, driver version 173.


I have a suspicion that this is one - major - contributor to your pro

I'm using Kubuntu V10.04, KDE V4.4.5, core
version 2.6.32-41-generic. I'm pretty sure everything else works.

Please, how can I get Flash apps to work again? (Please note that I'm
not a very advanced user, I'll probably need some hand-holding through
this.)
-- Allan




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Gigabyte AMD3+ m/board; Gigabyte nVidia GTX550Ti 1GB DDR5 GPU


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Old 07-22-2012, 10:15 AM
Basil Chupin
 
Default Chrome Updated, Now Flash Won't Work In Firefox

On 22/07/12 19:20, Basil Chupin wrote:

On 08/07/12 10:38, A.D. Burrows wrote:

[........]




card, driver version 173.

I'm running an AMD XP-M 1900+ system with 768MB RAM and a Geforce 5500

I have a suspicion that this is one - major - contributor to your pro


OH, DAMN! I hit the wrong button and sent the message when I really
meant to edit it! :-( .


Sorry about this :-( .

The legacy nVidia driver 173 is the correct one for the Geforce FX 5500
card.


I stopped writing in mid sentence because I have a 550Ti card for which
the latest drive is 295.59 and I wanted to make sure that what I was
saying was correct. I checked the nVidia website and realised that you
were talking about the FX5500 card and not one of the latest in the 500
series. I went to edit the message but hit the "send" button instead :-( .


Once again, apologies.



I'm using Kubuntu V10.04, KDE V4.4.5, core
version 2.6.32-41-generic. I'm pretty sure everything else works.

Please, how can I get Flash apps to work again? (Please note that I'm
not a very advanced user, I'll probably need some hand-holding through
this.)
-- Allan


I have one more question: you mention that you are using Kubuntu 10.04,
which was released in April 2010, but you also state that you are using
Firefox 13.x. Kubuntu 10.04 came, as far as I can remember, with Firefox
v4. How have you managed to be now using FF v13?


I am asking because knowing such possibly trivial sounding details can
help in solving someone's problem.


BC

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