Install flash 9

Art Edwards edwardsa at icantbelieveimdoingthis.com
Mon Aug 6 00:40:57 UTC 2007


In principle it should work. I have been using a 32 bit chroot
successfully until the last few days. Now, the flash player causes a seg
fault whenever it's called.
deepak wrote:
> Does this work on AMD64?
> 
> Richard Mancusi wrote:
>> On 7/20/07, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>  
>>> On 07/20/2007 04:19 PM, Richard Mancusi wrote:
>>>    
>>>> On 7/20/07, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>      
>>>>> Please don't do that. The Ubuntu flashplugin-nonfree is 9.0.31
>>>>> which is
>>>>> a security issue and is seriously outdated. The current version is
>>>>> 9.0.48, so please install directly using the directions that Lee
>>>>> provided.
>>>>>
>>>>>         
>>>> If you have "Proposed updates" enabled, today's update via Update
>>>> Manager has:
>>>>
>>>> Version 9.0.48.0.0ubuntu1~7.04.1
>>>>
>>>> Looks o.k. to me - what am I missing?
>>>>
>>>> -rich
>>>>
>>>>       
>>> Proposed updates is not typical.
>>>
>>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuUpdates
>>> <quote>
>>> Proposed updates
>>>
>>> The proposed updates are updates which are waiting to be moved into the
>>> recommended updates queue after some testing. They may never reach
>>> recommended or they may be replaced with a more recent update.
>>>
>>> Enabling this is reasonable if you want to participate in testing minor
>>> updates, or know that your specific problem has been solved here but the
>>> package hasn't reached recommended yet.
>>> </quote>
>>>
>>> It's highly unlikely that *most* Ubuntu users will have this enabled,
>>> and will not think of looking for 9.0.48 there.
>>>
>>>     
>>
>> Although I agree that "*most*" won't have it enabled - perhaps they
>> should.  This allows you to review and decide.  In reality (in this case)
>> you ARE installing the proposed update via a different and more
>> complicated route.  The difference is that you didn't know it was
>> proposed - merely that it was recommended on the list.  I would much
>> rather know it's true origin.
>>
>> -rich
>>
>>   
> 





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