problem in installing flash on lucid 10.04 64 bit "Package adobe flash is virtual"

Alan Pope alan at
Wed Oct 6 13:12:27 UTC 2010

On 6 October 2010 14:04, Jordon Bedwell <jordon at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-10-06 at 13:13 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
>> sudo apt-get update
>> sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
> Holy hell guys, lots of wasted time.  If you can't do it one way, learn
> to do it another.  Stop relying on apt. You can't learn if apt is your
> only tool. Seriously.  Here, let me make it easy for ya.

Thanks for the input Jordan. I wasn't attempting to point him how to
install the flash plugin but _diagnose_ a _problem_ he had with
installing it. There seemed to be a package management issue and the
commands I gave may have helped reveal the cause. No need to be so
damned rude.


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