Problem installing Flash Player

Alexander Sack asac at
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

 - Alexander

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