[Bug 830173] Re: Shockwave Flash outdated version. Can't update it.
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Mon Feb 27 19:19:13 UTC 2012
The Firefox add-on Flash-Aid 2.2.3 seems to handle my Flash/Ubuntu
On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 12:22 PM, Gary D <gmd3006 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I reported similar problems on bug report 933509. There does seem to be
> a conflict between the "GNU Gnash free GPL'd SWF player" and the Adobe
> Flash player; both seem to want to be the only Flash player on the PC.
> I had removed, then reinstalled the Adobe player, and kept getting a
> message saying my Flash was out-of-date. Today, I removed both the
> Adobe and the GNU Gnash player, and then just reinstalled the Adobe
> Flash player.
> Now, Tools > Addons > "Check to see if your plugins are up to date"
> reports that my Flash player IS up to date. I can play Youtube OK.
> The videos on http://tv.yahoo.com/primetime/ no longer report that
> Flash is not present on the PC, but it plays in erratic 2-5 second
> snippets skipping through the various videos available there. Likewise
> on the ABC.com site.
> The Adobe flash player installed alone seems to work better than the Gnu
> Gnash SWF player installed alone. Neither works as well as Adobe Flash
> on In****** Ex****** on Wi***** XP, though.
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> Shockwave Flash outdated version. Can't update it.
> Status in The Mozilla Firefox Browser:
> Status in “firefox” package in Ubuntu:
> Bug description:
> From https://www.mozilla.com/en-US/plugincheck/ clicked the update
> button. Tried to follow the update instructions. Wasn't able to
> ProblemType: Bug
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
> Package: firefox 3.6.20+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.10.10.1
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-30.56-generic 18.104.22.168
> Uname: Linux 2.6.35-30-generic x86_64
> NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
> Architecture: amd64
> Date: Sat Aug 20 13:07:29 2011
> firefox 3.6.20+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.10.10.1
> firefox-gnome-support 3.6.20+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.10.10.1
> firefox-branding 3.6.20+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.10.10.1
> abroswer N/A
> abrowser-branding N/A
> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101007)
> SourcePackage: firefox
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