Adobe Flash player problem with Firefox 3.0 beta

Kevin B. O'Brien nadreck at
Tue May 6 02:34:25 BST 2008

David McGlone wrote:
> On Monday 05 May 2008 9:18:10 pm David McGlone wrote:
>> On Monday 05 May 2008 6:10:27 pm Dana J. Laude wrote:
>>> Kevin B. O'Brien wrote:
>>>> I've run into a problem with installing the Adobe Flash player on
>>>> Firefox 3.0 beta, which was installed when I upgraded to Hardy. When I
>>>> try to install the plug-in, I get an error:
>>>> "Firefox could not install this item because "install-wfd.rdf"
>>>> (provided by the item) is not well-formed or does not exist. Pleaase
>>>> contact the author about this problem."
>>>> When I went to the Adobe site, I saw they had a downloadable tar-ball
>>>> for the flash player, but I can't seem to figure out where the path is
>>>> to the right executable to Firefox.
>>>> Any ideas on how to get this resolved?
>>> Just untar the archive and copy the file Like:
>>> sudo cp /usr/lib/browser-plugins
>>> You might have to create the browser-plugins directory.
>>> cd /usr/lib
>>> sudo mkdir browser-plugins
>>> Worked for me, hope this helps.
>> Or you can also untar it in /home/.mozilla/plugins
> Ah sheesh, I meant /home/user/..........
Somehow I knew what you meant.<g>

Thank you,

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