Flash For AMD64
jonorland at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 15:31:03 UTC 2008
2008/4/19 Michael Zoet <Michael.Zoet at michaelzoet.de>:
> >> > Just curious but did not my mail reach you? I wrote that there is no Flash
> >> > for 64-bit OS as far as i know. I have tested 2 solution trying to solve
> >> > it, Nspluginwrapper and Firefox 32-bit.
> >> Am I missing something here? What Kubuntu are you on?
> >> How about just opening konsole and writing:
> >> sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
> >> Works in Hardy and Gutsy.
> > Hi
> > I'm running Kubunt 7.10 AMD64 and i guess thats what Graham Todd is
> > running to as the topic is "Flash for AMD64".
> > I am not in Kubuntu now so i can't check but flashplugin-nonfree is that
> > the Adobe Flash player including plugins for browser?
> > In that case they have only 32-bit versions and that dont work
> > with 64-bit firefox (who is the default when installing firefox from
> > repro in Gutsy AMD64).
> > Not even in Windows Vista/XP x64 flash is supported, you have to run
> > 32-bit IExplorer
> > in Vista to be able to view sites with flash.
> I do not know about the problems with Vista, (used it only 2 times...) but:
> This discussion comes up every now and then! Since Gutsy you can simply
> install flash on a 64 Bit Ubuntu just by using the package manager of
> your choice! So the "sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree" simply
> works and you can watch all these flash websites on your 64 Bit Ubuntu.
> Without using a script or other complicated installation procedures. I
> do this for several months now on my 64 Bit systems!
> So simply install the
> package and everything is fine.
> I am not sure what this package does. Either this package installs a 32
> Bit firefox (I doubt that) or it installs a 32 Bit execution environment
> where the flash plugin can run with a 64 Bit firefox. Or something
> else... But I do not know for sure. Maybe some packaging people from
> Ubuntu can explain it. But for a normal firefox user it is not so
> important. Just installing the package is enough.
I'm sure i tested all possible things to get flash in Firefox when i
(including flashplugin-nonfree) but i could never get it to work. Looking at
http://packages.ubuntu.com/gutsy-updates/flashplugin-nonfree i see that it
is Adobes flash and has nspluginwrapper is a dependensie. Perhaps they
has sorted out some bugs now as it is almous a 6 month ago i tried. Will
try installing it when i get home.
How about java do that work to for you?
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