glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Dec 1 02:21:19 UTC 2008
On 11/30/2008 06:14 PM, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> --- On Sun, 11/30/08, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> From: NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net>
>> Subject: Re: Uninstallin Flashplayer?
>> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
>> Date: Sunday, November 30, 2008, 7:27 PM
>> On 11/30/2008 12:25 PM, Daniel T Chen wrote:
>> > On 11/30/2008 03:01 PM, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
>> >> "flashplayer". I can easily remove
>> flashplugin-nonfree but what about
>> >> the flashplayer that the plugin installed.
>> That's what I can't find
>> >> and what Adobe's message is all about. Sorry
>> for my ignorance.
>> >> Leonard Chatagnier
>> >> lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
>> > The flashplugin-nonfree package only downloads and
>> installs the Flash
>> > plugin for Web browsers. It does not install any
>> standalone ("heavy" or
>> > "thick") application. In fact, on Ubuntu,
>> the "Flash Player" to which
>> > the Adobe instructions refer is this plugin.
>> In addition, I would do a:
>> sudo updatedb
>> locate libflashplayer.so
>> Note: updatedb is to ensure that any new installs are
>> detected on the
>> 'locate' as updatedb is only updated every 24 hours
>> Then do an md5sum on each to ensure that they match. If
>> they do not,
>> replace any older with the new one (rename the old one in
>> case you want
>> to fall back & copy the new one to it's place).
>> So, if you find something like:
>> Do an md5sum on both:
>> md5sum /usr/lib/adobe-flashplugin/libflashplayer.so
>> and compare.
> Thanks Gary,
> I did find one file not with the right libflashplayer.so in /usr/lib/flashplugin-nonfree which I fixed. I admit I didn't use md5sums to check all the .so files and just used ls -al. All had the same file size except the one above. The new 64 bit flash player is working great now. Go get it, 64 bit users.
> Leonard Chatagnier
> lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
File sizes don't mean squat; do a simple md5sum to check to ensure that
the files are the same.
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