Flashplugin-nonfree

Wulfy wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk
Mon Jul 14 01:14:45 BST 2008


claydoh wrote:
> On Sunday 13 July 2008 11:30:18 am Wulfy wrote:
>   
>> According to FF3, I have the Flash 9,0,124,0 plugin installed.
>> According to aptitude, I have the Flash
>> 10.0.1.218+10.0.0.525ubuntu1~hardy1+really9.0.124.0ubuntu2 plugin
>> installed.  Flash9 is purged...
>>
>> I'm confused.  Anyone know why FF3 (and the Adobe site) think I've only
>> got Flash9?
>>
>> --
>> Blessings
>>
>> Wulfmann
>>     
> Those using the Hardy backports repository were hit with a nasty beta version 
> of Adobe's flash plugin that caused FF to crash on many flash sites
>
> You can find a link to the changelog on this page:
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/hardy-backports/flashplugin-nonfree
> basically, the flashplugin-nonfree package doesn't contain the plugin itself, 
> it is downloaded directly from Adobe, and as a workaround for those using the 
> backport repo they renamed it so it will get the stable version instead 
> without breaking other dependencies (hence the "+really9.0.124.0ubuntu2')
>
>
>   
Aha!  I didn't notice that...  SillyWulf!  :@)

Thanks, Clay!

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Blessings

Wulfmann

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