Problem installing Flash Player
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Wed Apr 15 11:22:00 BST 2009
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 12:21:22AM +1100, Lee Harding wrote:
> Hi there:
> When I tried installing Flash Player, I received an error message
> saying "no description found in plug-in database: please report to
> Ubuntu" etc. And when I went from there to Synaptic Package to check,
> I recieved the following error message:
> E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a'
> to correct the problem.
> E: _cache->open() failed, please report.
> This suggestion produced no result...and as a consequence, I'm unable
> to access Synaptic. What caused this and how can it be fixed???
Sorry for the delay. Please stop firefox, run apt-get install
flashplugin-nonfree and check that
sudo update-alternatives --config xulrunner-addons-flashplugin
as well as
sudo update-alternatives --config mozilla-flashplugin
point to your flashplugin.so
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