flash installer

Daniel Hahler ubuntu+lists at thequod.de
Fri Aug 28 21:15:08 BST 2009


Andrew Lord wrote:
> Trying to install the adobe flash player 10 and my package installer says
> Error: Dependancy is not satisfiable: libnspr4-dev
> Can you help, or point me in the right direction?

Please provide more information:
What Ubuntu release are you using?
What package installer are you using? (Synaptic, the default
"Add/Remove..." program?)
How do you install it?
Is there more output you can provide, e.g. when installing from a console?

I can see that libnspr4-dev appears to only be available in Jaunty and

Are you installing flash from Adobe's site by any chance, and using
something before Ubuntu Jaunty?

Flash is available in Ubuntu's repos, too. Try installing
flashplugin-nonfree, which may require you to enable an extra repository.

You may find more information at



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