[Bug 290176] [NEW] Mozilla add0n will not install

joenearns joenearns at Gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 08:21:08 UTC 2008


Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: firefox-3.0

I have tried every way from Sunday to get the Adobe flash player add-on
to install in Firefox 3.0.

I have tried letting the web page install it, completes fine with no
errors but the add-on is not installed.  I downloaded the file in the
tar format, unpacked it and tried installing 'flasherplayer-installer'
and that will not work.

I tried installing the downloaded packages from inside firefox [with no
errors] and it still won't install.

It seems every site I go to asks for the damn player and I'm pulling my
hair.

Any suggestions or am I reporting this to the wrong people or in the
wrong place.

Thank you in advance for you assistance in this matter. Hope you can
help.

Joseph Nearns
Dixon, MO 65459
Fairly New User [but I did have a Slackware version of linux serving up a webpage from a 486DX25 from my living room in the mid-90's so I'm not completely stupid, hahaha!)

Thanks!!!

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Oct 28 03:07:41 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
Package: firefox-3.0 3.0~b5+nobinonly-0ubuntu3
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: firefox-3.0
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-16-generic i686

** Affects: firefox-3.0 (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New


** Tags: apport-bug

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