Flash Player Install/Uninstall/Upgrade
cmeissen at centurytel.net
Thu Aug 30 03:15:09 BST 2007
I have a problem with Flashplayer and Firefox. I've just upgraded from
Dapper Dan to Feisty Fox 7.04 in the hope that I would be able to view
content on those sites requiring Flash Player 8 or higher. I had Flash
Player 7 installed before upgrading.
I discovered that the upgrade is not automatic as it is in the non-free
repositories so I added the non-free and upgraded using wget. But when
I went to sites with Flash Player video I was still told that I needed
at least Flash Player 8. Checking about:plugins showed that I had both
version 7 and version 9 installed.
I figured that the problem was that Firefox was reporting the
Flashplayer 7 plugin and sites were automatically rejecting my browser
without ever seeing that I also had Flashplayer 9.
Attempted an uninstall using apt-get and managed to uninstall
Flashplayer 9 but about:plugins still shows Flashplayer 7 installed and
it will not uninstall. I want to get rid of it completely in order to
do a clean reinstall of version 9.
Any ideas or instructions are most welcome. In other words, HELP!!!!
West Plains, MO
More information about the edubuntu-users