Problem with Adobe flash

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Aug 28 10:43:56 UTC 2010


On Sat, 2010-08-28 at 01:49 -0400, Pat Brown wrote:
> 
> 
> On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 1:40 AM, Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au>
> wrote:
>         On 28/08/2010 15:35, Pat Brown wrote:
>         >
>         > On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 1:31 AM, Basil Chupin
>         <blchupin at iinet.net.au
>         
>         > <mailto:blchupin at iinet.net.au>> wrote:
>         >
>         >     On 28/08/2010 14:33, Pat Brown wrote:
>         >     > I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 onto my new Toshiba
>         Satellite. It came
>         >     > with Windows 7 and I have it dual booting. When I'm in
>         Ubuntu
>         >     and try
>         
>         >     > to run Youtube videos I get  a message that I need
>         to install the
>         >     > latest Adobe Flash Player. But attempts to install
>         bring up the
>         >     > message that my Google Chrome browser already includes
>         the latest
>         
>         >     > Adobe® Flash® Playe. Anyone have any experience
>         like this?
>         >     Any ideas
>         >     > for a fix?
>         >
>         >     I don't use this browser (I use Firefox) so cannot help
>         - except
>         >     to ask:
>         >     Ubuntu does not install Chromium by default (Firefox is
>         >     installed), and
>         >     it is Chromium and not Google Chrome so how did you
>         manage to install
>         >     Google Chrome?
>         >
>         >     BC
>         >
>         >     --
>         >     Gumperson's Law: The probability of anything happening
>         is in
>         >     inverse proportion to its desirability.
>         >
>         >
>         >
>         >     Because I installed it. I prefer Chromium. Firefox is
>         too much of
>         >     a memory hog. I use it on the Windows side, too.
>         >
>         >     Pat Brown
>         >
>         
>         So its Chromium and not Google Chrome...
>         
>         Have a look here to see if there is anything of help to you:
>         
>         https://launchpad.net/+search?field.text=chromium+%2B+adobe
>         +flash&field.actions.search=Search
>         
>         BC
>         
>         --
>         Gumperson's Law: The probability of anything happening is in
>         inverse proportion to its desirability.
>         
>         
>         
>         Sorry, it's Google Chrome. My mistake.
>         
>         Pat Brown
>         
>         http://www.pabrown.com
>         The vacation from hell -- Forest of Corpses
>         

I had a problem in Firefox with Flash Player saying it needed updating ,
then the installer saying it didn't.  The answer was to remove what was
in ~/.mozilla/plugins for Adobe (it was actually all there was in that
folder).  Maybe you have a similar problem with Chromium. 

Tony
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