firefox and flash plugin

Tony Pursell ajp at
Wed Jun 16 14:27:39 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-06-16 at 14:07 +0200, Frédéric SOSSON wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 (amd64) and my problem is simple to explain:
> flash is installed:
> ii  flashplugin-installer
>                             Adobe Flash
> Player plugin installer
> ii  flashplugin-nonfree
>                             Adobe Flash
> Player plugin installer (transit
> but Firefox tells me the plugin is not present.  I'm pretty sure this
> problem is usual :)
> regards,
> theOtherOne

After I upgraded to 10.04 (by installing 10.04 but keeping my home
folder) it kept telling me to update flash even though I had downloaded
the new version.  The solution was to delete everything in
the .mozilla/plugins folder.  Then the new flash was recognised.

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